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Chilling and forcing flower bulbs
Planting Tips

Chilling and forcing flower bulbs

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Sep 22, 2022

Can’t get enough of the beauty of flower bulbs in bloom? In this blog we’ll show you how chilling and forcing can help you enjoy flowers like tulips, narcissus or...

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Fall is here – time to start planting your spring garden
Bulb Info

Fall is here – time to start planting your spring garden

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Sep 17, 2022

It’s fall, planting time for flower bulbs. In this blog we’ll tell you everything you need to know about the best way to plant your favorite bulbs for next year’s...

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10 best spring ground covers
Garden Design

10 best spring ground covers

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Aug 17, 2022

Ground covering flower bulbs can cover up a multitude of sins and will change a lackluster winter-garden into a sudden sea of color and fragrance. In this blog we’ll present...

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Double Tulips
Bulb Info

Double Tulips

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Aug 12, 2022

Peony-like double tulips bring an air of luxury and abundance to the tail end of the tulip season. In this blog we’ll introduce you to a selection of this incredibly...

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Growing Guide: How to Grow Roselilies

Growing Guide: How to Grow Roselilies

Posted by Mae Georgiou on Aug 04, 2022

About Roselilies Roseliles are distinctive double-flowered Lilies with very unique attributes. Part of the Oriental Lily family, these beautiful flowers are scented but have a much milder and sweet fragrance. The...

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Should bulbs be lifted after flowering?

Should bulbs be lifted after flowering?

Posted by Mae Georgiou on Aug 03, 2022

You might have come across the term “lifting’ when reading about caring for your flower bulbs. But is this really something you should do? And if so, what does it...

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Allium Globemaster

Allium Globemaster

Posted by Mae Georgiou on Jul 29, 2022

Make the purple powder puffs of ornamental onion Allium Globemaster the focal point of your garden. With the tips and advice in this blog you can make sure you’ll get...

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Growing Guide: How to Grow Agapanthus

Growing Guide: How to Grow Agapanthus

Posted by Mae Georgiou on Jul 29, 2022

About Agapanthus Agapanthus, also known as 'African Lily' are exotic and flamboyant looking flowers that are adored by many! Easy to grow, pest and disease free! These perennials boast vibrant, bright...

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Growing Guide: How to Grow Eucomis

Growing Guide: How to Grow Eucomis

Posted by Mae Georgiou on Jul 29, 2022

About Eucomis Eucomis bloom in the summer with their unusual flowers that were the inspiration of the plants common name, 'Pineapple Lily'. Depending on the type, the leaves may be green...

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Growing Guide: How to Grow Dicentras

Growing Guide: How to Grow Dicentras

Posted by Mae Georgiou on Jul 29, 2022

About Dicentras Commonly known as 'Bleeding Heart, Dicentras got their name from their plump, heart-shaped flower. Dicentras adore the shade that bloom in spring. While they stay in bloom for...

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Growing Guide: How to Grow Liatris

Growing Guide: How to Grow Liatris

Posted by Mae Georgiou on Jul 29, 2022

About Liatris Attractive blooms and vibrant foliage are what make Liatris stand out in the landscape. Liatris plants are versatile, easy to grow and provide many uses in the garden....

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Growing Guide: How to Grow Tuberoses

Growing Guide: How to Grow Tuberoses

Posted by Mae Georgiou on Jul 29, 2022

About Tuberoses The Tuberose is a lovely, floral-scented blossom that is regarded as one of the most fragrant flowers. Gorgeous blooms on stalks that grow up to 4 inches tall,...

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Meet Ben, our Flower Bulb Specialist

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