Hurry Spring with Early-Blooming Bulbs

Hurry Spring with Early-Blooming Bulbs

I don’t care what the calendar says. At my house it’s not spring until I can see a flower in bloom. That’s why I count on snowdrops, crocuses and chionodoxa to fill my yearRead More

Perfect Pairs: 3 Ways to Combine Muscari with Tulips or Daffodils

Perfect Pairs: 3 Ways to Combine Muscari with Tulips or Daffodils

Each fall we plant more than 10,000 flower bulbs in our trial gardens. That’s a lot of bulbs and it takes us more than a week to plant them all. But weRead More

Want Bigger, Brighter Tulips? Plant Hybrids!

Want Bigger, Brighter Tulips? Plant Hybrids!

Hybrid tulips such as Rosy Delight, shown above in our trial gardens last spring, are outstanding performers and a great choice for any spring flower garden. What makes hybrid tulips so special?Read More

Inspiration for Your Spring Garden: Tulips Go Casual

Inspiration for Your Spring Garden: Tulips Go Casual

There’s no better place to see spring flower bulbs than Holland’s Keukenhof gardens. For eight weeks every year,  you can feast your eyes on 80 acres of garden beds packedRead More

Plant Ornamental Allium Bulbs Now for Flowers Next Spring

Plant Ornamental Allium Bulbs Now for Flowers Next Spring

Alliums may be the easiest plants you’ll ever grow. The only tricky thing about them is remembering that they need to be planted in the fall, at the same timeRead More

Top Performing Tulips? Plant These Timeless Favorites

Top Performing Tulips? Plant These Timeless Favorites

There are thousands of different tulips to choose from, so how do you know which ones will give you the best results? Though each year brings a flurry of newRead More

6 Reasons Your Flower Garden Needs Alliums

6 Reasons Your Flower Garden Needs Alliums

Tulip season may be drawing to a close, but I can always count on alliums to grab the baton and lead my garden right into summer. Here are a fewRead More

How We Select the Best Spring-Flowering Bulbs for Your Garden

How We Select the Best Spring-Flowering Bulbs for Your Garden

If you haven’t experienced springtime in Holland, put it on your bucket list. Holland produces more than 4 billion flower bulbs every year — 80% of the global supply —Read More

Beauty of the Bud

Beauty of the Bud

ABOVE: Early in the bloom time of Tulip Van Eijk, the buds have a sleek silhouette and stand tall ready to burst with beautiful potential. Spring is a wonderful timeRead More

Spring Bulbs in Zones 8-10? Yes!

Spring Bulbs in Zones 8-10? Yes!

Nothing says spring like a colorful bed of tulips or daffodils. That’s true even in warm climates, where winters are mild and there’s rarely a frost. But spring-blooming bulbs areRead More