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How to care for spring bulbs after the blooming season  Total Landscape Care

Now that your customer's spring bulbs have bloomed and are starting to die back, the question becomes should they remain in the ground or be dug up?

This Antwerp-Based Landscape Architect is the Master of the Tulip  Architectural Digest

In his homeland's iconic flower, the tulip, garden guru Ronald van der Hılst finds magic where he once felt disdain.

NETWORX: Year round landscaping ideas  Wicked Local

Outdoor summer living is amazing - worth waiting for all year, some folks say. But when you're the impatient type (like yours truly), you crave a way to enjoy your ...

Best flowers for Mother’s Day and other garden gift ideas  WTOP

Garden Editor Mike McGrath has some gift suggestions for Mother's Day. Find out what's the best flower, what the different colors convey and other ...

Know which flowers bloom when for garden beauty  Pratt Tribune

Pratt County Master Gardener Phillip Lunt shares garden tips for year-round flower lovers.

Victor farms out landscaping work  Teton Valley News

Citing the challenge of finding seasonal labor, the City of Victor decided last week to contract with Trail Creek Nursery for park maintenance.

Fielding Questions: Identifying a non-noxious plant, sod vs....  Duluth News Tribune

Q: Can you identify the plant with purple flowers in the photo? I've been told that it's a noxious plant by someone who thought it was purple loosestrife, and that it ...

Thinning azaleas need rejuvenation pruning  Orlando Sentinel

Plant Doctor Tom MacCubbin shares advice with area gardeners about azaleas, rejuvenation pruning, soil acidity, Easter lilies, bulbs, corn seed, transplants, ...

It's about more than just planting flowers for the Lake Minnetonka Garden Club  SW News Media

WAYZATA — It's easy to be impressed by the brilliance, design and beauty of The Depot Garden in Wayzata.

Once a robust part of Washington’s social fabric, a men’s garden club meets its quiet end  The Washington Post

Chris Keller is sitting at a table in the living room of his leafy Garrett Park home. His dog is sprawled under the grand piano, faintly snoring, and the stillness ...

Ron Kujawski | You've been gifted bulbs - now what?  Berkshire Eagle

I find it interesting that almost all holidays have some association with plants, or perhaps it is the other way around, i.e. some plants are associated with holidays.

opinion How ethically does your garden grow?  The Globe and Mail

Liz Primeau's books include Front Yard Gardens: Growing More Than Grass, My Natural History and In Pursuit of Garlic: An Intimate Look at the Divinely ...

The 7 Best Outdoor Lighting Ideas for Your Yard  BobVila.com

Choose one of these lighting options for a safer and more striking backyard.

Gettin' Twiggy With It: Growing Red Twig Dogwood - Organic Gardening  Mother Earth News

Consider growing red twig dogwood, one of North America's most beautiful native shrubs.

A Dance With Snapdragons  27east.com

As you may have noticed, I don't write much about annuals. Nonetheless, any garden and landscape that's well and thoughtfully designed has annuals in it.

Winter weather gardening: When to replant flower bulbs and snowy lawncare  WTOP

Have any pressing gardening questions during the winter, like how to de-ice your lawn after snowfall? WTOP Garden editor Mike McGrath has you covered.

Plant a memory garden of fragrance - By Lynette L. Walther  Republican Journal

“Even if the flower is no more, still, the fragrance can be.” Smell is of the most powerful of our senses, and fragrances are closely linked with memory, probably ...

Keep the spring flowers coming with good bulb maintenance  Press of Atlantic City

Nothing says spring has arrived more than the green shoots and first blooms of spring-flowering bulbs popping up out of the ground. As early as late January we ...

Consumer Floriculture Global Food and Beverages Market 2019  Business Gazette

The Worldwide Consumer Floriculture Market is a resantly published research report that covers every aspect of Global Consumer Floriculture Market 2019 ...

Global Flower and Ornamental Plants Market 2019 – D mmen Orange, Syngenta Flowers, Finlays  Industry News Center

The Global Flower and Ornamental Plants Market report is strong development driven by consumption in major evolving markets. More growth opportunities to ...

Killer Tulips Hiding in Plain Sight  The Atlantic

Thanks to the compounds used to protect precious flowers, antifungal resistance is here—and it could be just as dangerous to humans as antibiotic resistance.

Global Cut Flowers Market 2019 – Dümmen Orange, Syngenta Flowers, Finlays, Beekenkamp, Karuturi, Oserian, Selecta One, Washington Bulb – OperaNewsNow  Operanewsnow

A new research Global Cut Flowers Market report that evaluates its current value, size, performance, and statistics. The report is an in-depth study of the ...

From garden to bouquet – growing cut flowers  Daily Herald

MUKWONAGO, WI — Keep those flower vases filled all summer long with beautiful blossoms picked right from the family garden and containers. Growing seeds ...

Gardening: How to get plants ready for winter  Allentown Morning Call

Sue Kittek's gardening advice: How to get plants ready for winter.

For spring delight reminiscent of Israeli landscape, plant bulbs now  Jewish Post

Arizona and Israel have some climatic and botanic similarities. Israel is lovely in spring — the hillsides covered with a plethora of bright flowers. Israel has a ...

20 Blue Flowers for Gardens - Perennials & Annuals With Blue Blossoms  Country Living

Look to the rare hue of these blue flowers to brighten up your garden. We picked perennials and annuals in both light blue and dark blue that will balance out ...

When should you plant flower bulbs this fall?  Boston.com

The most popular bulbs include daffodils, crocus, snowdrop, hyacinth, tulips, scilla, fritillaria, allium, irises and gladiolus. | realestate.boston.com.

14K tulips are about to blossom at the Denver Botanic Gardens  The Denver Post

Denver Botanic Gardens planted 14000 tulip bulbs from Holland and they're about to blossom, bringing spring along with them.

In the Garden: Digging up variety for spring blooms  The Spokesman-Review

Warning: while purchasing spring-flowering bulbs is great fun this time of year, remember that you have you dig a hole for every one of them.

Global Consumer Flower Market Growth, Share, Size and Future Report 2019-2024  Amazing Newspaper

2019-2024 Global and Regional Consumer Flower Industry Production, Sales and Consumption Status and Prospects Professional Market Research Report ...

Bulb Mart offers native plants, talks, as well as tulips  Houston Chronicle

The Garden Club of Houston has created a new booth for its 76th annual Bulb & Plant Mart next weekend to help promote the Nine Natives program. The booth ...

Southern Gardening: Daffodils bring early spring color into homes, landscapes  The Commercial Dispatch

One of the signs that spring will be sprung in the near future is when the daffodils start awakening and poking up in the landscape beds. It's something I miss ...

Try these tulip tricks to enjoy 6 weeks or more of bloom time next spring  St George News

ST. GEORGE — Celebrate the National Garden Bureau's Year of the Tulip in a big way by planting double-flowered tulip varieties this fall for a showy display ...

First frost signals many gardening chores  Chicago Daily Herald

The average first frost date at the Chicago Botanic Garden is Oct. 15, though it is often later in the city. Tender plants can be protected from light freezes by ...

The flowers of winter  Davis Enterprise

“The bitter cold will bring below-zero temperatures to a quarter of the continental U.S.”. The National Weather *Service* in Des Moines, Iowa, warned that “this is ...

When to plant bulbs in the fall? Science, nature offer clues  WTOP

Plant too soon and the bulbs might rot in rain-saturated ground. Plant too late and they won't have time to build enough energy for flowering. Here's what the ...

Shade Plants - 20 Plants That Don't Need Sun  BobVila.com

Hardy, shade plants and flowers bring beautiful blooms even to those parts of your backyard that receive little light. Read on for a list of plants that don't need ...

Get Growing: Inside the bulb shows  GazetteNET

Every year in late winter, when we're all desperate for the sights and smells of springtime, the botanic gardens of Smith and Mount Holyoke Colleges bring us ...

Discover the beauty of double tulips  OnMilwaukee.com

Celebrate the National Garden Bureau's Year of the Tulip in a big way by planting double flowered tulip varieties this fall for a showy display next spring.

LandscapeHub adds ADR Bulbs as supplier  Lawn & Landscape

CHICAGO – LandscapeHub entered into an agreement with A.D.R. Bulbs to provide inventory on the LandscapeHub platform. LandscapeHub serves as an ...

Time to look for ways to improve the landscape  Longview Daily News

The fourth week of March is a time of explosive growth in Western Washington so take a moment to notice the early blooming bulbs and shrubs and look for ...

Global Floriculture Market Expected To Reveal A Robust CAGR Of 5.00% 2017-2026  Marine Industry News

Latest MarketResearch.Biz industry updates that gives attention on Floriculture market and offers a qualified and organized analysis. Futuristic estimation for the ...

Vermont Garden Journal: It's Time For The Vermont Flower Show  Vermont Public Radio

It's become a biennial tradition in Vermont. In March, just when the cold, snow, ice and cloudy weather seems to never end, the Vermont Nursery and.

Don't limit your choices when planting spring-blooming bulbs  The News Tribune

Fall is for planting bulbs if you want to enjoy a many splendored spring. Tulips, daffodils and crocus are classic bloomers but also look for minor bulbs such as ...

Spring in Colorado is near, so brush up on your garden terminology  The Denver Post

March means the outdoor gardening season is within reach. While waiting for our landscapes to dry out and warm up, let's review garden terminology. (There ...

GARDEN SENSE: Tips on citrus, mistletoe and amaryllis  Bryan-College Station Eagle

More and more homeowners these days want to grow their own food. The fruit that comes to mind this time of year is citrus, with recently developed varieties ...

Sally Cunningham: Plant some bulbs. You'll be glad you did.  Buffalo News

One of the best thrills for a gardener is seeing the green shoots of bulbs pop up in spring. It always feels miraculous (actually they are) and yet it's such an…

Plan and plant this fall for three months of spring color  OnMilwaukee.com

It's time to think spring and get busy planning and planting for months of colorful blooms. And the key to getting a continuous parade of spring flowers is to plant ...

GARDEN SENSE: Autumn is prime time for planting in Central Texas  Bryan-College Station Eagle

Here is some good news -- fall is the best time to plant just about anything in Central Texas. In fact, this time of year could be called the "forgotten.

Gardening: It's just about time to plant spring-flowering bulbs  Allentown Morning Call

When the nighttime temperatures reach the 40- to 50-degree range, its time to start planting spring-flowering bulbs. Here are tips.

Lethal landscape: Some Florida plants are poisonous  The Florida Times-Union

If you have young children and/or pets, you know it's not uncommon for them to pick up a pretty flower, a leaf, a fruit or a seed and place it in their mouth before ...

Get Growing: Forcing bulbs for indoor color  GazetteNET

This dreary gray weather we've been having is a stern reminder of what lies ahead in the next four months. I don't know about you, but I don't like the grayness.

From the Extension: Bulbs are easy plants to grow in Central Florida  Daily Commercial

Bulb gardening is a passion among many gardeners as bulbs and bulb-like plants are easy to grow, divide and share. Gardeners look forward to season after ...

March in the garden  Orlando Sentinel

Plant Doctor Tom MacCubbin offers his gardening to-do list for March.

Spring bulbs are not only pretty ... | Home and Garden | qctimes.com  Quad City Times

One of the fall garden tasks is to plant spring-blooming bulbs, and this year university Extension educators are making a special push for blooms that are ...

Plant paperwhite bulbs indoors for a fragrant start to the new year  St George News

FEATURE — Plant away the stress of the holidays and add some fragrance to the new year by growing paperwhites. Just plant the bulbs, no cold treatment ...

Gariepy: Hard to resist siren call of the spring flower catalogues  The Sun Chronicle

They're here. They're filling up the mailbox and attempting to entice.

Invasive Chinese crown orchids taking over Florida landscapes  TCPalm

This is a difficult plant to remove from the landscape. It reproduces by multiplying the pseudobulb, root structures, and seeds.

It's time to order, plant tulip bulbs  Chicago Daily Herald

Tulips are a colorful feast for the eyes after a long, dreary winter. Small species and botanical tulips are appetizers; the late-flowering varieties are dessert.

12 North Texas fall plant sales and garden events  Dallas News

As the heat (hopefully) wanes in North Texas, garden clubs, botanical gardens and nonprofit organizations schedule plant sales and public events to...

Great Gardening - Central Texas: Oxalis is a hearty plant that's easy to care for  Temple Daily Telegram

Several years ago, a friend gave me a start of a plant that reminded me of a shamrock. This plant has propagated itself even when I had forgotten about caring.

Colorful Aerial Photographs of Tulip Fields in Bloom  My Modern Met

Aerial photos of tulip fields by Tom Hegen show how the colorful blooms are cut in order for farmers to create stronger bulbs.

Come for the tulips, stay for everything else at this year's Tulip Festival  Daily Herald

On Friday, the Tulip Festival at Thanksgiving Point will open for its 15th consecutive year. To celebrate, this year is planned to be “bigger and better than ever.”

Create spring containers now by planting bulbs  Chicago Daily Herald

For a unique bulb display in spring, plant bulbs in containers. It is possible to layer bulbs in the container to create a dramatic display of bulbs.

Master Gardener: These plants are proven to be successful in Oklahoma  Tulsa World

Every year, an annual, a perennial, a shrub and a tree are selected.

Tough -- and charming -- tulips | Lifestyles | wcfcourier.com  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Tulips may be as Dutch as windmills, but the flower is not actually native to Holland. Most tulips originated in the rugged mountains and steppes of Central Asia, ...

Kate Jerome: Take note of those blooming bulbs  Kenosha News

I can't help it. Every morning I take a walk through the garden to check for signs of life. It was thrilling a few weeks ago to see the winter.

Jump-start spring  GazetteNET

The Western Massachusetts Master Gardeners Association (WMMGA) provides many valuable services to our end of the state, including maintaining public ...

When designing a new garden, outdoor lighting adds 'an entirely new dimension'  Charleston Post Courier

For simple outdoor lighting systems, all you need are uplight fixtures and path lights.

Immense potential for tulip cultivation in state  The Tribune

TheTribune: Tulip, a highly attractive ornamental bulbous flower, has for long been a favourite among flower enthusiasts and the flower industry.

Bulbs & Seeds: move beyond the basics  Garden Center Magazine

Following leading trends in bulbs and capitalizing on the foodie influence when selecting seeds to sell can help your garden center stand out.

Dan Gill: Amaryllis make easy transition from home to garden  Houma Courier

Few flowering bulbs can surpass the stately beauty of the amaryllis. Typically blooming in April, this popular bulb is a star performer in the spring garden.

Plant spring bulbs now for burst of color later  Tulsa World

Here are some tips on getting started planting bulbs.

Bloomin' ready for winter: Tips for getting landscaping set  SW News Media

Readying your landscaping for winter isn't the only goal on that fall yardwork checklist, Landscape Designer Jodi Gehrke says.

Best practices for amaryllis care  Orlando Sentinel

Plant Doctor Tom MacCubbin shares advice with area gardeners about amaryllis, containers, fertilizer. pruning, seeds, sandy soils, lawn, green runners, banana ...

30 Landscapes You Won't Believe Are in the U.S.  Condé Nast Traveler

The United States is one seriously beautiful country. (Have you ever heard someone call the Grand Canyon "meh"?) But when we think of the world's most ...

Gardening: Best bets for blooming bulbs  Marco News

While we can't grow tulips or any of the other northern bulbs here in Florida, we do have other bulbs that like our tropical climate.

Garden News: Time to store bulbs so they'll be ready for next spring  The Advocate

The foliage of spring-flowering bulbs, such as daffodils, tulips and hyacinths, is beginning to turn yellow and brown and looking a little ratty in the landscape.

Carolyn Singer: The legacy of Narcissus  The Union of Grass Valley

The glistening white of the wild plum blossoms seems undiminished by the cool wet weather this spring.Throughout our native woodlands, the plum often ...

Bulbs thrive in south  Bryan-College Station Eagle

Bulbs provide weeks of easy-to-achieve winter and spring color in the landscape. These are not the one-time bloom and done bulbs that you may have tried like ...

Bulb Show Opening Lecture 2019  Smith College Grécourt Gate

7:30 pm Campus Center Carroll Room - Free and open to the public https://garden.smith.edu/event/bulb-show-opening-lecture-2019. The built environment of ...

Weeds, fertilizer, and that new onion bug: This Weekend in the Garden  PennLive.com

You're not imagining things if it seems like you have a whole lot of weeds already that you didn't have when you put the garden to bed last fall.

Plant these ornamental allium bulbs now for springtime bursts of giant blossoms  The Seattle Times

Large-flowered Star of Persia and tumbleweed onion add showy sparkle to your garden beds and borders.

Farm 9 is blooming business in Oakland  West Orange Times & Windermere Observer

Oakland's Farm 9 is cultivating *fresh* flowers from seeds and bulbs and becoming a popular booth at local farmers markets.

Bearded irises taking center stage in Chattanooga-area gardens  Chattanooga Times Free Press

In Greek mythology, Iris was the goddess of the rainbow, a messenger who brought an arc of color to the sky. In our gardens, the blooms of the iris bring a ...

In the Garden | Early risers  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Nothing signals the coming of spring quite like a daffodil (Narcissus psuedonarcissus) in full bloom. After winter slumber as bulbs beneath the ground, these tiny ...

Summer bulbs can add an exotic touch — and dreamy fragrances — to your Colorado garden  The Denver Post

Plants with bold foliage, exotic-looking flowers and dreamy fragrances can add a touch of the tropics to Colorado landscapes.

What chemicals are used on garden bulbs?  Mother Nature Network

Do ornamental bulbs carry pesticides that can contaminate your garden soil? We asked an expert to find out.

The Hoosier Gardener: Order bulbs now for spring blooms  Indianapolis Star

Now is the time to order or purchase spring-blooming bulbs for the best selection.

Global Floriculture Market: Dümmen Orange, Syngenta Flowers, Finlays, Beekenkamp, Karuturi, Oserian, Selecta One  B2B News Updates

The research report “Floriculture Market: Global and Regional Analysis 2019 – 2024″ discover accurate information about the long run prospects of this ...

Check out the benefits of fall planting for your landscape  Total Landscape Care

Many of your customers may think that spring is the only or the best time to start planting, but that's not always the case. Fall is one of the best times to take care ...

Winter Gardening Fair offers lectures and workshops  The Gazette

While winter holds fast over the Midwest, area gardeners are already preparing for the growing season. The Linn County Master Gardeners program will hold its ...

Planting spring-flowering bulbs in August  Total Landscape Care

Spring is the most popular season for planting flowers and bulbs, but there are a few bulbs that actually need to be planted in the fall or early winter to yield ...

Floriculture Industry Loses Another Legend  Greenhouse Grower

Dr. August (Gus) Albert De Hertogh, age 83, died October 26, 2018 in Raleigh, NC. Gus, the son of Belgian immigrants, was raised in Chicago. He was fluent in ...

UT Gardens' April Plant of the Month: Iris  The Tomahawk

By Andy Pulte. In Greek mythology, Iris was the goddess of the rainbow; she was a messenger who brought an arc of color to the sky. In our gardens, the blooms ...

A spirea that turns heads from spring through fall - By Lynette L. Walther  Republican Journal

The ubiquitous spirea has to be one of the most recognizable, old-school dooryard landscape ornamentals around. Tough as nails, able to stand whatever ...

Beautiful aerial photos of tulip harvests  Boing Boing

Photographer Tom Hegen has gotten quite good at capturing lovely overhead shots of human altered landscapes, like his Tulip Series. He's doing a Kickstarter ...

Easy-to-grow, fragrant paperwhites add cheer to holiday table  Tribune-Review

Paperwhites are easy-to-grow, fragrant bulbs that can dress up your holiday decor like nothing else. Since the heady perfume of just a few blooming bulbs can ...

12 Fragrant Flowers for Your Garden  BobVila.com

Love the sweet smell of spring? Infuse your garden with these 12 fragrant flowers, and you'll be greeted with beguiling aromas whenever you leave the house.

3 ways to create a honeybee haven at home  The Washington Post

Select the right blooms, provide water and avoid pesticides to help happy pollinators.

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