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7 Bulbs That Flourish in Mild Climates
Fall planting: For gardens that don't see harsh winters, different guidelines for choosing and planting spring-blooming bulbs apply
"ering bulbs perform beautifully in California and other mild climates, as shown here... here in the glorious annual display on Daffodil Hill in California's Gold Country... other bulbs — and also creates opportunities to grow some very special bulbs. Here... growing bulbs if you live in a mild climate.... but the bulbs were in the ground year-round.... after year in Ojai, where "winter" provides only about 300 hours of chilling. Over the..."
12 Classic Bulbs for Spring Blooms
"ever-popular bulbs in fall to ensure a garden bursting with colors in spring... pring bulbs are amazing. One small, brown, often misshapen package contains everything... flowers). Bulbs are easy to grow, have relatively few pests and diseases, can go in the... into a container, and can even stay in the house. They work well with almost any garden... potted containers full of blooms, but you won’t be able to find flats of bulbs to..."
6 Splendid Blue-Flowering Bulbs
How do you blue? With colors from sky to cobalt, these bulbs will greet you merrily in a spring garden
"these bulbs will greet you merrily in a spring garden... mail-order bulb nursery in Lakewood, New Jersey. “Planting deeply protects the bulbs from... spring bulbs in shades of azure, cobalt, indigo and sky blue. Paired with daffodils... spring bulbs are short — a foot tall or shorter. Since the color blue recedes in human... disappear in the landscape. The solution is to plant them in large groups, a few dozen..."
10 Beautiful Ways to Landscape With Bulbs
Planting bulbs wisely in fall can turn a spring garden glorious with joyful colors and profuse blooms that last through summer
"nting bulbs wisely in fall can turn a spring garden glorious with joyful colors and... summer bulbs you plant in fall.... Bulbs are among the most anticipated flowers — their appearance signals a new garden... disguise the bulbs' dying foliage that is necessary for the following year's blooms. These... I LOVE Bulbs. I adore them and have had most of the bulbs in this particular article... planting bulbs in a pot had never occurred to me before. I love the first pop of color..."
6 Unsung Bulbs for Fall Planting
Don't hang up your spade after summer — plant these unusual bulbs in fall for a spectacular spring show
"unusual bulbs in fall for a spectacular spring show... Overall, bulbs make few demands other than well-drained soil. Simply dig a hole in an... spectacular bulbs this fall. Some add much-anticipated color to the bare winter landscape... borders. In moist, well-drained soil, colonization often comes more rapidly. Overall... it. The bulbs will take it from there and delight you with their colorful surprise... woods in the spring with a blue blanket. Allium bulbs can rot if in an area where..."
7 Tropical Bulbs for a Summer Garden That Wows
"stunners in summer's powerful heat for garden thrills with an exotic flair... ional bulbs may wither in the heat of summer, but that's when bulbs from the subtropics... anywhere; in temperate regions they can be dug up in fall and replanted in spring, and... and in warmer climates they can be left in the ground indefinitely as returning perennials... gardeners in warmer climate zones, who can't grow typical springtime bulbs like the crocus..."
Lose It: How to Get Rid of Old Light Bulbs
"of the bulb safely. Here's how... questionable in the trash — or the recycling, for that matter. Light bulbs are one of those... light bulb you have. Some can be thrown away, some can be put in the recycling bin... kind of bulbs you have in your house, and what you should do when they've burnt out... this bulb in the US. These bulbs will be OUTLAWED in about one year. At that time... upgrade the bulbs in my family room & office *OR* putting in thermal window shades to conserve..."
Have a Blooming Winter: How to Force Amaryllis Bulbs Indoors
Enjoy vibrant red blossoms even as gardens turn snowy white, by teaching this hardy repeat performer to ignore the calendar
"narcissus bulb, which is hands down the easiest flower to force, amaryllis comes in second... tricking a bulb into flowering indoors is called forcing, though with the amaryllis bulb... with most bulbs, once you force them to flower inside, their energy is spent and it's... planted in soil. It even produces better results as it ages. Compared with the narcissus... amaryllis in your yard in TN the same way you do in FL. The bulbs probably won't overwinter..."
Gardening With Kids: How to Plant Bulbs
You don't need expertise to get flowering bulbs in the ground in fall — but kids will feel like gardening pros come spring
"flowering bulbs in the ground in fall — but kids will feel like gardening pros come spring... place in my heart. Even in the midst of winter, knowing those bulbs are waiting in... Planting bulbs in fall is easy, and it's a fun project to do with children.... iving in Michigan as I do means enduring long, harsh winters without much sun and... flowering bulbs, like crocuses, tulips, daffodils and hyacinths, represents the hope..."
Budget Gardener: 8 Easy Container Plants to Grow From Seed
Get beautiful bargain blooms and herbs in summer by starting these choice garden picks from seed in spring
"herbs in summer by starting these choice garden picks from seed in spring... growing container gardens and keep many of them throughout my landscape. While I love... those containers gets expensive. One way to combat this is starting a number of... to grow container plants from seeds? You can get your gardening fix while the garden... seeds in a brown paper bag in my pantry. Bulbs are what need a cooling period.... season, in hopes of using the seeds this year. I kept them in the basement. Will..."
7 Container Plantings to Bring Winter Gardens to Life
Adding instant color but with long-lasting practicality, these plant groupings are bright spots in a slumbering wintertime garden
"spots in a slumbering wintertime garden... year, containers that punctuate key areas of the space in the summer can look pretty... early in winter and switching up container plantings for items that will flourish... festive in a container, and they work well with Christmas lights, but what about when... on end. In the spring the containers can be revitalized by moving some of the plants... holes with bulbs. Here are some of our favorite plant selections that can be mixed and..."
Here's a Bright Idea: Smart Bulbs for Better Lighting
Lightbulbs that can change brightness and color with a cell phone command show flashes of design brilliance
"phone in your pocket. The current generation of long-life bulbs — those squiggly... to come in one color and one brightness level. But now new LED (light-emitting diode)... squiggly tube bulbs — are frugal with energy and last a long time. But the color they cast... activities in the room — reading, working, relaxing, entertaining and so on — you can... LED bulbs are low energy and last for decades. And some of the most innovative..."
7 Delightfully Different Bulbs for Your Spring Garden
"introducing bulbs into your garden to bring joy in the year to come. Most garden suppliers... planting in fall, you can bring your garden to life in the spring with these unique... unique bulb options. How to landscape with bulbs... available. Bulbs come from all over the world and have strikingly different growth habits... grown in, Zone 8, (Central Mississippi) I'm wondering if anyone in this zone has... them...as in do the bulbs need to come up to avoid freezing? And do they need to be..."
Guest Picks: Exposed Bulb Lighting
"filament bulb with 20 stylish lighting options... shape bulbs to add interest. Will you be adding any exposed bulb pendants to your... resurgence in popularity over the past year or so. No surprise then that big brand decorating... works best in multiples; cluster together a series of simple drop pendants or line up... light bulb is going to be outlawed in a few years? If it is true, how are we going... light_bulbs Re: the type of light they give off. Well, I have one Cadex bulb (similar..."
Antique Chic: Edison Bulbs
"light bulbs and their low, orange glow have become a mainstay in industrial-chic... light bulbs are named after Thomas Edison, but he didn't invent the first electric... light bulb. (He did invent the first commercially practical incandescent light bulb... Edison bulbs be included in the light bulb legislation that phases out standard i... Edison bulbs - hope they're around for a while! Well, I changed out my bulbs and..."