Archive for the ‘Bulbs’ Category
      Nectaroscordum siculum (Mediterranean bells)
      By lavender at Aug. 5. 2015. with No Comments
      Posted in: Bulbs

        There is another “allium” that a number of garden club members  have asked about. Their picture is below and I took it in my garden so excuse the poor focus. This plant is Nectaroscordum siculum, formerly known as Allium bulgaricum. Taxonomists have decided that it is not a true allium. It is also found...

      Poisonous Plants: Another Point of View

      There is nothing more frustrating than growing a plant all season only to have it eaten off by the wildlife before it blooms. Unless maybe it is the chipmunks and squirrels consuming all of those expensive bulbs that you put in with great hopes of enjoying their spring beauty. Have you ever planted a nice...

      Protected: Hardy Amaryllis
      By lavender at Apr. 4. 2013. with Enter your password to view comments.
      Posted in: Bulbs

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      Bulbs, Corms and Tubers, Oh My.
      By admin at Mar. 3. 2012. with No Comments
      Posted in: Bulbs, tubers

      We’ve probably done this before but again the question has popped up as to what is the difference between bulbs, corms, tubers and rhizomes. Most of us know a bulb from a tuber and so we call a bulb a bulb and lump all the rest under tuber.  That’s fine. We all know what we...

      Increasing Your Bulb Supply
      By admin at Sep. 23. 2007. with No Comments
      Posted in: Bulbs

        Fall is the time to divide your bulbs. Dividing not only increases the number of your bulbs but rejuvenates the plantings. Crowded bulbs are competing for water and nutrients and will not flower with the abandon of bulbs that are divided every three or four years. There are exceptions to this rule; crocus and...


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