Tag Archives: spring bulbs

November: Monthly Review

“Better late than never” applies to this monthly review post. I don’t know about you, but I’ve been scrambling to get items crossed off the “outdoor job list” before the snow flies again and the ground freezes solid. For some … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: Dec. 4th

It’s been a good while since I last wrote, not because I had nothing to say but because outdoor work has been keeping me away from the computer! I’ve been pushing hard to get all the bulbs planted, gardens tidied … Continue reading

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And yet more bulbs!

So, have I mentioned that next year I’m delving much heavier into flowers? Lately I’ve been doing a lot of thinking (always a trouble-maker!) and I’ve come to a few conclusions: 1) I’m getting bored growing vegetables and my larders … Continue reading

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Spring Bulbs: Part 2 Daffodils

Daffodil season has to be one of my very favorite times of the year. Anticipating the first crocus is exciting, but they are a bit short for a bouquet. However, when the daffodils begin bursting into flower it’s time to … Continue reading

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Bulb orders for 2022 Spring! Part 1 Tulips & Alliums

Yes, it’s that time already to order bulbs for fall planting, which means thinking about the plans for SPRING! The first order was placed in late June and was mainly tulips…lots of tulips. Last spring, so many of the tulips … Continue reading

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Spring is surging; time to evaluate the tulips

Spring seems to be in a rush to get everything underway post haste! The early, mid and some of the late tulips are all blooming at once! Suddenly overnight earlier this week, the white lilac, the pear tree, the gooseberries, … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: April 10

Welcome to Six on Saturday, where gardeners from about the globe post six things that are happening in their gardens, or plants that make them happy, of just six topics of interest. This idea belongs to The Propagator, so visit … Continue reading

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Six on Saturday: March 27

Greetings on this sunny Saturday, amazingly, the final Saturday of this rapid month! For our SOS, let’s take a little walking tour this morning, beginning out the front door, where the traditional (1) Front Door Pot finally has a new … Continue reading

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Resisting the urge.

We are having a stretch of amazing weather. It’s been warm, actually very warm (yesterday it reached 64 degrees F!) and it’s been sunny for over a week. The raised beds are dry enough to work in, which isn’t surprising … Continue reading

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Is this normal?

As regular readers know, I’ve been eagerly awaiting the arrival of the first snowdrop bloom. Not just the first snowdrop of this season, but MY first snowdrop ever! In fact, I don’t recall ever actually seeing a snowdrop in person, … Continue reading

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