Growing Amaryllis with Kids: 6 Fun Projects

Growing Amaryllis with Kids: 6 Fun Projects

We find that most kids get just as excited about growing amaryllis as we do. It’s hard not to be impressed by the size of the bulbs and flowers that are as bigRead More

"Gardening Makes the Best Snow Days"

“Gardening Makes the Best Snow Days”

If you live in an area where winter has been ‘exciting,’ you are no stranger to snow storms. If you’re a parent of school-aged children, you are also familiar withRead More

What to Do with Amaryllis Bulbs After They Bloom

What to Do with Amaryllis Bulbs After They Bloom

I’m a plant lover and it’s hard for me to throw out a plant — especially a houseplant. I tend to keep them around for years. Like the Christmas cactusRead More

"When Will My Amaryllis Bulbs Bloom?"

“When Will My Amaryllis Bulbs Bloom?”

If you’ve ever grown more than one amaryllis bulb at a time, you may have wondered why some bulbs sprout more quickly than others. There’s always a bit of mysteryRead More

Double Amaryllis Inspiration

Double Amaryllis Inspiration

Enjoy twice the flowering beauty with double amaryllis! A beautiful variation of the regular flowering version, double amaryllis feature buds that burst open to reveal layers of petals, creating aRead More

Great Ideas For Gifting Amaryllis Bulbs

Great Ideas For Gifting Amaryllis Bulbs

Giving an amaryllis is almost as much fun as receiving one! With so many ways to put together a spectacular amaryllis gift, it’s no wonder they are such a popularRead More

Not Seeing Red -- Amaryllis Bulbs for the Holidays and Beyond

Not Seeing Red — Amaryllis Bulbs for the Holidays and Beyond

How and why red became the color of Christmas is up for debate. Some trace it back to medieval times or even earlier. Whatever the reasons, this is the seasonRead More

Amaryllis Bulb Size: What the Measurements Mean and Why They Matter

Amaryllis Bulb Size: What the Measurements Mean and Why They Matter

If you’ve shopped for amaryllis bulbs, you may have wondered whether there’s really much difference between one bulb and another. Do you need to care about the size of theRead More

Planting Paperwhites and Amaryllis Bulbs in Recycled Containers

Planting Paperwhites and Amaryllis Bulbs in Recycled Containers

I have a friend who always brings such nice hostess gifts when she comes for dinner. Nothing expensive, just a little something and usually homemade. Last time she brought aRead More

6 Tips for Growing Paperwhites

6 Tips for Growing Paperwhites

Where I live, winter is long and having fresh flowers around the house helps keep me sane. I love their beauty and fragrance, but it’s their aliveness that really feedsRead More