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Forcing Flower Bulbs

There are so many people who really miss out on Spring blooming bulbs! (Those in zone 8 or warmer).  Then there are people like me who long for winter to be over and want flowers all the time.  So, forcing … Continue reading

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Rodent and Deer Resistant Bulbs

I have 3 acres of land (1.5 acres of wetland), many flower beds, a large fruit and vegetable garden, but only have to deal with insect and water problems.  When we first moved to this property 10 years ago (from … Continue reading

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the skinny on flower bulbs

Bulbs are easy to grow, provided that you stick to some essentials. Probably no other plant group gives as much variety and pleasure to the gardener with so little effort. The unique thing about bulbs is that they need little … Continue reading

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New growth, new blooms!

Everyday- when its not raining- I take walks around to see what new flower bulbs are sprouting and now blooming!  Even though its often gloomy and dark because of all the clouds and so many days of rain (what is … Continue reading

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Beautiful Bulbs & Perennials!

Guest post from my friend/flower freak/garden designer/fellow blogger!                         Between shaking off the winter blooms and gearing up for summer activities, it’s going to be a busy and exciting … Continue reading

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My Begonia update and losing spring

My first sign of life for my Apricot/Scarlet Begonia- after 1 week! Do you remember when I said we had unseasonably warm weather on April 10, when it was 80°.  How wonderful that day was!  Well, 1 week after on … Continue reading

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