You definitely don’t want to cut off tulip or daffodil leaves as they turn from green to brown.
Most planting is done earlier, but you can still find lots of hearty bulbs that are perfect for planting in the spring.
What to do with Easter plants? Try planting them!
There’s hope. Here come the bulbs! The tiny little bulbs with drooped white heads called ‘Snowdrops’ are starting to appear in some in places, if not in your yard yet.
Why should you go around snipping or snapping the tops off your bulbs once the show is over?
Spring hasn’t just been short on flowers so far, many bulbs I’ve seen blooming seem stunted – with very short stems! What’s up with that??
It’s called the March Bank at Winterthur, where a succession of bulbs heralds the spring in a dramatically simple way and, this year, it may last into April.
Poinsettias won’t leave on their own. You have to show them the door.
In cold winters like this, plants – even early bloomers – just wait a little longer.
Every fall when I plant new bulbs I find old ones that need dividing – so I accomplish two tasks for the digging of one.
Even after they’ve bloomed, a bulb’s leaves absorb energy from the sun and turn it into food. That’s why you have to let the leaves lie around until they’ve browned.
Here are some gardening safety tips to keep your dogs and cats healthy.
Long before you could ever go out and plant annuals in the spring, fall-planted pansies are already in full bloom!
Bulbs are shooting up outside, anything you need to do?
People will tell you that forced bulbs never flower again but I have seen evidence to the contrary. Why not try?