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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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How to Grow Anemones?
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How to Grow Anemones?

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Apr 02, 2020

Ideal for mass planting in borders and the most “flowery” looking of all flower bulbs, anemones are spring’s happy little visitors. They come in two varieties that are each suitable...

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How to Grow Iris?
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How to Grow Iris?

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Apr 02, 2020

Where most other flower bulbs have blooms that are neat and tidy, irises have opted for wild and dramatic, both in color and in shape. Irises are ideal for cutting...

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How to Grow Grape Hyacinths?
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How to Grow Grape Hyacinths?

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Apr 01, 2020

Muscari, or grape hyacinths, are simply adorable. Their tiny blooms come together to form fragrant spears in a range of beautiful colors: from the whitest white, through light pastel blue...

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How to Grow Saffron Crocus?
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How to Grow Saffron Crocus?

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Mar 10, 2020

Not all bulbs bloom in spring, but not all bulbs provide such a sought-after harvest either! Saffron Crocus (Crocus Sativus) is a very interesting crocus variety, blooming in fall and...

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How to Grow Paperwhites?
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How to Grow Paperwhites?

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Mar 10, 2020

A wonderful fragrance, quick results and super easy to grow: Paperwhites are the perfect first project for a new gardener. They are a staple for Christmas forcing, and a chance...

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How to Grow Crocus?
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How to Grow Crocus?

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Mar 10, 2020

Crocuses might be small flowers, but they carry a powerful message: spring is around the corner! Blooming in yellow, white, purple, lilac and even orange, these hardy little fellows are...

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How to Grow Amaryllis?
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How to Grow Amaryllis?

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Mar 10, 2020

Amaryllis is the ultimate Holiday Season flower, making a powerful statement with its beautiful trumpet flowers and impressively large bulb. Ideal for indoor growing in colder climes...

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How to Grow Alliums?
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How to Grow Alliums?

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Mar 04, 2020

You might know the allium family from the chives in your herb garden: little fluffy purple balls much beloved by bees and butterflies....

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