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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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How Long Do Tulips Last?
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How Long Do Tulips Last?

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Dec 13, 2019

How Long Do Tulips Last? Enjoy Weeks of Color in Spring By Planting Different Types of Tulips Tulips are one of the most popular fall-planted flower bulbs and come in...

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How To Plant Bulbs In Pots?
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How To Plant Bulbs In Pots?

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Dec 13, 2019

Flower bulbs such as daffodils and tulips look fabulous planted in containers, bringing dramatic color and structure to the spring garden. You have complete control over where they will go; you can move them...

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How To Care for Irises After They Bloom?
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How To Care for Irises After They Bloom?

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Dec 13, 2019

Available in shades of deep blue, white, yellow, bronze and red, the delicate, orchid-like blooms of Dutch irises are a favorite with flower arrangers. Dwarf irises are perfect for brightening...

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How to Plant Tulip Bulbs in Pots?
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How to Plant Tulip Bulbs in Pots?

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Dec 13, 2019

Tulips are unquestionably one of the most beautiful blooms to grace the garden in spring, but they do have a few drawbacks. Firstly, unlike daffodils, most tulip varieties do not...

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How Much Sun do Irises Need?
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How Much Sun do Irises Need?

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Dec 13, 2019

Spectacular Dutch irises are grown from small bulbs and are as easy to cultivate as tulips. Named for the Greek goddess of the rainbow, the orchid-like blooms of irises come...

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How Deep do you Plant Iris Bulbs?
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How Deep do you Plant Iris Bulbs?

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Dec 12, 2019

Named for the goddess of the rainbow, irises deck the garden with color in spring and early summer. You may be wondering how deep do you plant iris bulbs for...

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How Deep Do You Plant Daffodil Bulbs?
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How Deep Do You Plant Daffodil Bulbs?

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Dec 12, 2019

Daffodils are easy to grow and will reward you by coming back year after year. When planting, ensure that your bulbs are large, undamaged and are heavy for their size....

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How To Store Iris Bulbs?
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How To Store Iris Bulbs?

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Dec 10, 2019

Irises are amongst the most beautiful of all spring flower bulbs, with lily-like blooms in a rainbow of colors that includes blue, violet, red, yellow, white, bronze, and pink. Irises are lovely...

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How to Plant Hyacinth Bulbs?
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How to Plant Hyacinth Bulbs?

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Dec 10, 2019

Hyacinths have been favorite fall-planted flower bulbs for centuries, bringing glorious colors and a fresh fragrance to the spring garden. With their upright blooms in shades of blue, pink, white, yellow, and...

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How To Grow Hyacinth In Water?
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How To Grow Hyacinth In Water?

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Dec 10, 2019

Can’t wait for spring? Why not grow spring flower bulbs indoors and enjoy color and fragrance in winter? Hyacinth bulbs are easy to grow and you can plant them in...

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