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Tag Archives: tulips
Six on Saturday: April 20
It’s raining for the 4th day in a row, with a blustery wind so some of the photos for today are a bit blurry! A couple were taken during a break in the rain just as the sun … Continue reading
Posted in Six on Saturday, spring bulbs, Uncategorized Tagged Brent & Becky's Bulbs, daffodils, hyacinths, Indiana gardening, Potager, Six on Saturday, spring bulbs, tulips 9 Comments
Bulbs are Planted!
Finally, the last of the bulbs are in the ground. Recent thunderstorms have made it a challenge to complete, but it’s finished and can be marked off the “TO DO” list. The crocus “Cream Beauty” are always included. Although they … Continue reading
Posted in bulbs, spring bulbs, Uncategorized Tagged crocus, gardening, hyacinthoides, Potager, spring bulbs, tulips 13 Comments
Six on Saturday: May 12
After a very slow start, Spring is catching up to “normal” although we are still a bit behind. It’s been warm and dry for several days, allowing the farmers to get their fields planted after a late start. Yesterday, I … Continue reading
Posted in Six on Saturday, succession planting, Uncategorized Tagged chamomile, irises, peas, Potager, Six on Saturday, tulips, vegetable growing 14 Comments
Six on Saturday: April 28
What a difference a few days of sunshine and warmer temperatures makes, not only in the garden, but in my outlook! There are so many beautiful surprises that it is hard to choose only six! Here’s the first selection. Although … Continue reading
Posted in Six on Saturday, spring bulbs, Uncategorized Tagged daffodils, gardening, Harvest Guard crop cover, muscari, signs of spring, Six on Saturday, tulips 19 Comments
All winter we long for spring. We dream of how the many, many bulbs planted in autumn will emerge and flower. Will the combinations pictured be reality, or even better? Will the timing of the bulbs with flowering trees … Continue reading
Posted in bulbs, gardening, planting, Spring, Uncategorized Tagged gardening, Plantskydd, Spring, tulips 11 Comments
About that pruning….
February is a good month here in north central Indiana to do some pruning. Fall-bearing red raspberries are cut down to about 6-8″ and summer bearing just need old canes taken out. New canes that grew late summer and … Continue reading
Posted in berries, bulbs, elder, gardening, Potager, pruning, small fruits, Uncategorized Tagged berries, bulbs, deer, elder, gardening, Plantskydd, pruning, squirrels, tulips, weeds 4 Comments
The tulip season has been glorious. Each day, since the first bloom appeared on March 21st not a day has passed without rejoice in their beauty. It is, sadly, approaching its end. So now it is time to evaluate their … Continue reading
It’s Tulip Time!
Yes, I know it is August and there won’t be a tulip to view until spring, but I’ve learned from painful experience that if I don’t place my order early, often the perfectly colored, fragrant flower that fills a specific … Continue reading
Posted in Potager, Uncategorized Tagged bulbs, John Scheepers, Plantskydd, tulips 1 Comment