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Flower Perfumania!

The fragrance of Hyacinth (Hyacinthus orientalis), like some Oriental and Orienpet lilies, can either cause you to swoon or gag. Some find the fragrance intoxicating – others find it overpowering. Hyacinth is one of the longest-lived spring blooming bulbs.  They come in all colors from white, cream, pink, deep purple, lavender, apricot, cobalt blue and…

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Brent and Becky’s Bulbs Offers More than Just Bulbs!

Spring, summer and fall blooming bulbs are such an easy way to add a dash of color to the landscape. One of my FAVORITE companies for ordering bulbs is Brent and Becky’s Bulbs, a fourth generation family business based in Gloucester, VA. Brent and Becky are highly respected horticulturists in the green industry. They are…

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Perennializing Spring Blooming Bulbs

I hate having to repeat myself, but when it comes to digging in spring blooming bulbs each fall to replace those that fizzled away or were munched by critters, I CAN stop this expensive, repetitive madness. Now I plant long-lived, naturalizing bulbs that stick around for years. Here are a few of my tried and…

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Fantastic bulb auger and solar lights from Gardener’s Supply

Each month I feature a couple of cool items from Gardener’s Supply Company, a mail-order and retail store based in Burlington, Vermont. This employee-owned company not only offers first-class items (many of them exclusive to Gardener’s), but it is also tremendously committed to offering earth-friendly products that help people garden in harmony with nature. Gardener’s…

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Bulb it for a Color Blasts in the Garden!

Bulb it for a Color Blasts in the Garden! Gardeners always seem to be on the quest for greater color in their gardens. Like chocolate, it seems we can never get enough. We want sizzling action in our beds (ahem, garden beds) and continuous waves of color to knock our muck boots off. If we…

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