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How to Grow Flower Bulbs in Containers?
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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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How to Grow Daffodils in Pots or Containers?
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How to Grow Daffodils in Pots or Containers?

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Sep 10, 2020

Daffodils look just as great growing in pots or containers as they do in your beds and borders. In this blog you’ll learn how to best plant and care for...

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How to Grow Tulips in Pots or Containers?
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How to Grow Tulips in Pots or Containers?

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Jun 21, 2020

Tulips look just as great growing in pots or containers as they do in your beds and borders. In this blog you’ll learn how to best plant and care for...

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How to Grow Ixia?
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How to Grow Ixia?

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Jun 02, 2020

Ixia, also called Wand Flowers or African Corn Lilies, are colorful and exotic members of the Iris family. Since they love hot, dry climates, they will do very well in...

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How to Grow Spanish Bluebells?
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How to Grow Spanish Bluebells?

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Jun 02, 2020

These pretty flowers in blue, white or pink might look dainty, but they are the powerhouses of the flower bulb world. Incredibly tough, they naturalize very fast even in difficult...

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How to Grow Ornithogalum?
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How to Grow Ornithogalum?

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Jun 02, 2020

The Ornithogalum or Starflower blooms in clusters of tiny white flowers with contrasting black hearts. This flower bulb does especially well in warmer regions, where it requires almost no care...

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How to Grow Dichelostemma?
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How to Grow Dichelostemma?

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Jun 02, 2020

These hardy and easy to grow flowers don’t actually grow from bulbs but from corms; sweet-potato like tubers. They’re also called firecracker flowers, because they resemble a beautiful firework of...

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How to Grow Chionodoxa?
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How to Grow Chionodoxa?

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Apr 24, 2020

These very early blooming flower bulbs are perfect for covering larger areas. They return every year, naturalize very easily, and come in a range of soft, beautiful colors. In English...

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How to Grow Camassia?
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How to Grow Camassia?

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Apr 23, 2020

Once a staple of Native Americans’ diet, these violet spikes bring an enthusiastic energy to any bed or border. If you’ve ever seen large swathes of them growing in Oregon...

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How to Grow Snowdrops?
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How to Grow Snowdrops?

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Apr 23, 2020

How to Grow Snowdrops?   SNOWDROPS PLANTING GUIDE Galanthus, better known as Snowdrops, send the comforting message that even though it sometimes feels like it, winter won’t last forever. These...

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How to Grow Eranthis - Winter Aconite?
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How to Grow Eranthis - Winter Aconite?

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Apr 20, 2020

Buttercup’s sturdy cousin blooms at the same time as snowdrops and brings the first yellow of the year. Winter Aconite or Eranthis originates in the forest, so these bulbs love...

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How to Grow Fritillaria?
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How to Grow Fritillaria?

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Apr 02, 2020

Fritillaria are fun! The small 4-inch-high Meleagris variety has adorable little pendulous blooms with a beautifully checkered pattern, while the Imperialis variety stands almost 10 times taller at 36 inches....

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