Seeds Grow To Flowers With Little EffortI’ve never really started many plants from seed because doing it indoors always seems so fussy and labor intensive to me. But, seeds sprinkled outside grow with little effort on your part.
Behead Bulbs For The Best BloomsWhy should you go around snipping or snapping the tops off your bulbs once the show is over?
It Takes Little Power To Make Seeds FlowerIf you sow seeds in sun or shade – whatever it tells you to do on the package - some plants will probably grow. Try It.
Gardening In Your GarageI planted tulips a couple of weeks ago. Not in the ground, since I couldn’t see the ground much less dig in it, but in my garage.
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.
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!
Time To Plant BulbsYou can plant bulbs well into winter, but once the ground gets cold, it's much harder to dig. So, do it now and you'll be rewarded early blooms come Spring.
Leave Daffodil LeavesAfter the flowers are gone on your tulips and daffodils, it's sort of ugly and boring to look at all those green leaves dying back. But that's how bulbs get their energy to put out pretty flowers next year.
A Bright Idea - You Can Still Plant BulbsYou bought bulbs, you forgot about them, and now they're sitting there staring at you. Stop kicking yourself and plant them already! They'll probably be fine.
Planting Bulbs Is A Bright IdeaThis is the time to plant bulbs that will bloom come spring. And if you plant a lot in one place, you only have to dig one hole.