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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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How to Grow Daffodils?
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How to Grow Daffodils?

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Mar 04, 2020

Nothing says “spring is coming” like daffodils & narcissus. Suddenly they seem to pop up all around you, when only a week ago there was just dull grass and assorted...

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How to Grow Hyacinths?
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How to Grow Hyacinths?

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Mar 04, 2020

The most fragrant of all flower bulbs, hyacinths carry a heady scent that is simply unbeatable. The large blooms are made up of dozens of tiny florets....

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How to Grow Tulips?
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How to Grow Tulips?

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Mar 04, 2020

The most iconic of all flower bulbs, tulips have a simple, elegant beauty that has been attracting gardeners for hundreds of years....

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How Deep Do You Plant Daffodils In Pots?
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How Deep Do You Plant Daffodils In Pots?

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Feb 10, 2020

The cheerful sight of daffodils and narcissus in bloom is a sign that winter is really over so it’s no surprise that they are one of the most widely grown spring...

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