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How to Plant an Indoor Amaryllis Garden

Posted by Longfield Gardens on Dec 17, 2015
As a longtime gardener, I love to push the limits to see how creative I can be. While shopping at one of my favorite garden centers, Molbak’s in Woodinville, WA, several ideas for growing amaryllis bulbs came to mind that I haven’t seen others illustrate. One of them being – why hasn’t anyone tried planting amaryllis
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Topics: Amaryllis , Home Decor , Indoor Bulbs , Inspiration

Field to Vase Event Celebrates Locally-Grown Cut Flowers

Posted by Longfield Gardens on Sep 30, 2015
Recently, Longfield Gardens sponsored an event that is very dear to us – supporting American grown cut flowers. The Field to Vase Dinner was held in Mt. Vernon, Washington, about an hour and a half north of Seattle. As I drove to Jello Mold Farm, I couldn’t wait to see the beautiful fields of dahlias, zinnias and other
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Topics: Color Trends , Cut Flowers , Inspiration , Tulips

Deer Resistant Bulbs

Posted by Longfield Gardens on Sep 18, 2013

Anyone who lives in close proximity with deer knows that they can be a real challenge in the garden. They can jump fences 8ft and higher, and f the winters are hard enough, (and if they are hungry enough) they will eat just about any vegetation. My garden is routinely perused by deer and I have had

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Muscari As A Companion Plant

Posted by Longfield Gardens on Sep 11, 2013
Muscari, or grape hyacinth, is a fall planted, spring blooming bulb that comes in pretty shades of blue, light blue, lavender and white. Muscari’s spikes look lovely planted on their own in the garden or in containers, but they look remarkable when planted with other bulbs such as tulips, daffodils, anemone and with evergreen shrubs
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A New Look At Glads

Posted by Longfield Gardens on Aug 27, 2013

Plums, cherries and glads

One of my fondest memories as a child is of wandering through my grandmother's garden behind her

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A Tulip of Many Colors

Posted by Longfield Gardens on Aug 22, 2013
Tulips are cherished for their wide range of colors, sizes and silhouettes. A tulip’s color can be one of it’s most interesting attributes for a number of reasons aside from its obvious beauty. Below we will show you some of the more intriguing varieties that boast many colors from the same bulb. 
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Win $100 In Bulbs!

Posted by Longfield Gardens on Aug 19, 2013

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Decorating Your Outdoor Space

Posted by Longfield Gardens on Aug 15, 2013

Summertime comes only once a year and the season often feels too short. It's a time to enjoy sunny days, warm evenings and gardens full of large blooms, lush foliage and fresh vegetables. During the summer months, we spend more time outside lounging or entertaining.  

This weekend

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Radiant Red & Orange In The Garden

Posted by Longfield Gardens on Jul 15, 2013

 Color combinations are a very simple way to make a garden stand out beyond the ordinary. While green is usually a garden’s canvas, adding orange and red blooms can bring vibrant and bold color gardens.

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Fireworks in the Garden

Posted by Longfield Gardens on Jul 01, 2013
As Independence Day approaches, we’d like to say happy birthday to our country and celebrate with flowers! Summer is the perfect time of year to enjoy a fabulous fireworks show in the garden.
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Kathleen LaLiberte has been writing about gardening for more than 30 years from her home in northern Vermont, where she tends a half acre of flowers, vegetables and fruit. She has been working with Longfield Gardens since 2011.

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