Tag: spring bulbs

Deadhead To Eliminate Fading Bloom

UNITED STATES—The need to deadhead so early in spring is one of the few minor consequences of spring bulbs. Long before it becomes necessary...

Bulb-Like Perennials For Summer

UNITED STATES—Like something of bad science fiction, they are back. The earliest of spring bulbs and bulb-like perennials that were so discourteously buried in...

Bulbs For Spring Get Planted Now

UNITED STATES—To those who do not enjoy gardening, the process of planting dormant bulbs must seem to be blatantly unproductive. Those of us who...

What Bulbs Do After Bloom

UNITED STATES—Narcissus, daffodil, freesia, snowdrop, snowflake, grape hyacinth, various iris and most other early spring blooming bulbs and bulb like plants should be perennials....

Bulbs Are Not Finished Yet

UNITED STATES—It was easy to forget about spring bulbs after they went into the ground so unceremoniously last autumn. They got buried without so...

Autumn Is For Planting – Especially Bulbs

UNITED STATES—Autumn is for planting. Cliche? Yes, but true. Autumn is when most plants are beginning dormancy, and are therefore not so bothered by...

Bulbs Foliage Lingers After Bloom

UNITED STATES—Daffodils, freesias, lilies, snowdrops and the various early spring blooming bulbs and bulb like perennials will be finishing soon if they have not...

Plant Spring Bulbs In Autumn

UNITED STATES—Of all the gardening chores, planting dormant bulbs is probably the least gratifying. All we do is dig a hole to the required...

Fall For Spring Bulbs Now

UNITED STATES—They are certainly not much to look at now. They are even less interesting once buried out of sight in the garden. The...

The Right Bulbs Save Energy

UNITED STATES—After working so hard to bloom so impressively in spring or summer, bulbs redirect their efforts into saving up their energy for winter...
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