1 July 2019

Rock garden Daffodils, beautiful miniature daffodils

Petite as they are, they still have this proud and husky attitude you also recognize among the large Daffodils.

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13 June 2019

How do you get a Tulip to come back?

Often you are told that a Tulip bulb is just for one year. True, a Tulip is no perennial, but with a little effort it is possible to enjoy a Tulip bulb for more than one season.

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31 May 2019

The allium, a peerless flower bulb!

May is the time that the Allium, also called ornamental onion, is showing off. With her distinctive appearance the Allium is a peerless flower bulb deserving a place in every garden.

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26 April 2019

Best time to plant Lilies?

Lily bulbs can be planted all winter and spring, but they should be in the ground by now.

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19 April 2019

The ideal time to plant Dahlia’s

The Dahlia is an easy plant to grow in the garden, with a little bit of care she will reward you with a plenty of flowers.

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16 April 2019

Hybridizing Daffodils

Hybridizing is creating new varieties. With Daffodils you do this by smearing the pollen of one variety on the stigma of another Daffodil flower.

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17 January 2019

The Lily

Why is it that the Lily is admired by so many gardeners?

Her beauty is beyond compare. Bright colours, simple and smooth of shape but filled to the brim with beauty. She flares up the same mysterious looks as her close relative the Tulip.

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25 October 2018

Lazy gardening with Flower Bulbs

People frequently ask me ‘which bulbs come back for many years once I planted them?’ A good question, and no, this does not come across like you are a lazy gardener. Real lazy gardeners are planting tiles and concrete. Good perennial bulbs are for people who also want to relax in their garden.

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