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Growing Guide: How to Grow Helleborus
How-to Guides

Growing Guide: How to Grow Helleborus

Posted by Louiza Lazarou on Jan 09, 2023

Growing Helleborus is easy. They grow best in rich soil that can retain moisture, and are very flexible in terms of sunlight exposure. As a woodland plant though, they tend...

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Do flower bulbs come back every year?
Bulb Info

Do flower bulbs come back every year?

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Oct 31, 2022

Many flower bulbs do come back every year. In this blog we’ll show you a selection of flower bulbs that come up season after season, no effort required.

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True Blue Flower Bulbs
Bulb Info

True Blue Flower Bulbs

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Oct 03, 2022

Blue flower bulbs might not be as common as their warmer-colored counterparts, but they are definitely worth looking into when you want to lend a cool, chic vibe to your...

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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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Flowering Bulbs For The Rock Garden
Garden Design

Flowering Bulbs For The Rock Garden

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Jun 29, 2022

Flowers are a great signifier of the beginning of Spring. In a rocky garden, planting flowering bulbs can brighten up dull areas with bursting colors. Varieties of dwarf bulbs can...

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How to Grow Flower Bulbs in Containers?
How-to Guides

How to Grow Flower Bulbs in Containers?

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Sep 21, 2020

Almost all flower bulbs do very well when grown in pots and containers. In this blog we’ll teach you the ins and outs of growing a spring-bulb display any place...

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Protecting Flower Bulbs from Voles
Planting Tips

Protecting Flower Bulbs from Voles

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Sep 10, 2020

Learn how to stop voles and protect your bulbs. In this blog we’ll share the best tips for protecting your flower bulbs from voles, as well as a list of...

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Planting a Coral Colored Garden with DutchGrown
Garden Design

Planting a Coral Colored Garden with DutchGrown

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Jun 15, 2020

A coral colored garden is a garden for dreamers and happy people. In this blog we’ll discuss which flower bulbs will give you the softest, sweetest season yet.

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Planting a Cutting Garden
Planting Tips

Planting a Cutting Garden

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Jun 05, 2020

A garden can be many things: A calm haven from the noise & stress of everyday life. A chance to exercise your green thumbs. A way to bring your creative...

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Planting a Purple Garden
Garden Design

Planting a Purple Garden

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Jun 02, 2020

Variety is the spice of life, but there are times when you want to make powerful statement by focusing on just one color. In this blog series we’ll look at...

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Meet Ben, our Flower Bulb Specialist
Meet Ben, our Flower Bulb Specialist

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