Early-Blooming Flower Bulbs Announce Spring's Return

Early-Blooming Flower Bulbs Announce Spring’s Return

Though the calendar says we still have a couple more weeks of winter, in many parts of the country, spring flower bulbs are already up and starting to bloom. Winter-weary gardeners are giving a collective sigh of relief andRead More

Planting Tips for Naturalizing Daffodils

Planting Tips for Naturalizing Daffodils

After months of harsh winter weather, I am desperate for flowers. And to my eyes, there’s nothing more satisfying than a meadow of daffodils: drifts of delicate blossoms, fluttering andRead More

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

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

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

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

How Big Will Your Flowers Bloom?

How Big Will Your Flowers Bloom?

When shopping online and in stores, it can be a challenge to feel confident that you are getting exactly what you want, especially when it comes to bloom size. ToRead 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