Behead Bulbs For The Best BloomsWhy should you go around snipping or snapping the tops off your bulbs once the show is over?
Bulbs Barely BloomingSpring 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??
You Can Bank On Beauty At WinterthurIt’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 Past Their Prime Need A PushPoinsettias won’t leave on their own. You have to show them the door.
Colder Winter Means A Longer Wait For SpringIn cold winters like this, plants - even early bloomers - just wait a little longer.
Divide Bulbs Now For SpringEvery fall when I plant new bulbs I find old ones that need dividing - so I accomplish two tasks for the digging of one.
Let Bulb Leaves BrownEven 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.
Garden Safety Tips For Your PetHere are some gardening safety tips to keep your dogs and cats healthy.
Fall-Planted Pansies Bloom EarlyLong before you could ever go out and plant annuals in the spring, fall-planted pansies are already in full bloom!
Don't Bother Blooming BulbsBulbs are shooting up outside, anything you need to do?
Planting 'Forced' Bulbs May Be A Bright IdeaPeople will tell you that forced bulbs never flower again but I have seen evidence to the contrary. Why not try?