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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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Instant Happiness - Planting a Yellow Garden
Garden Design

Instant Happiness - Planting a Yellow Garden

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Apr 20, 2020

Even (or maybe especially) in difficult and uncertain times, it’s important to keep surrounding yourself with things that make you happy. In this blog we’ll introduce you to our range...

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Red – A passionate color for a vibrant garden
Garden Design

Red – A passionate color for a vibrant garden

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Mar 23, 2020

Dramatic and fierce, red flowers make sure they won’t be overlooked. In this blog we’ll introduce our ruby range, full of beautiful blooms for a season of passion and intensity.

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A Whole Season of White – Planting a White Garden
Garden Design

A Whole Season of White – Planting a White Garden

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Mar 10, 2020

Create a clean, zen-like space with an all-white garden full of DutchGrown’s top-quality flower bulbs. In this blog we suggest the best combinations of bulbs for a full season of...

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When to Plant Bulbs?
Bulb Info

When to Plant Bulbs?

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Dec 13, 2019

For a beautiful spring garden, you need to plan ahead and plant your flower bulbs in the fall. All spring-flowering bulbs need to be planted when the soil is still...

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What Are the Best Bulbs for Shade?
Bulb Info

What Are the Best Bulbs for Shade?

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Dec 12, 2019

Thanks to their early flowering times, before the trees have fully developed their leaves, bulbs can be planted almost anywhere you like in your garden or landscaping scheme, whether in...

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Meet Ben, our Flower Bulb Specialist

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