Spring is the favorite season of many. It is a time of rebirth, renewal, and rejuvenation. One of the greatest joys of spring is the beautiful assortment of flowers. You can get this joy at home by planting spring flower bulbs. These are bulbs that bloom in early spring while other plants are still developing. There are many spring flowering bulbs, but some of the most popular are crocus, tulip, narcissus, and hyacinth. These bulbs should be planted before the ground freezes, preferably in late September or early October. This enables them to develop a strong root system before the first frost. Spring flower bulbs should be planted in an area that drains well. Bulbs will rot in standing water. They must also receive adequate sunshine... Click Here to Read More!
When people think of tulips, it is not uncommon for them to think of Holland. But the name actually originates in Turkey and a literal translation of the term in Turkish means turban. No matter who named the tulip, the flowers are some of the most recognizable in the world and remain a favorite of people today.
Although tulips are technically considered to be perennials by the experts, it is perhaps best to think of them as annuals given the year around nature of their care and blooming cycle. It is in late October or perhaps even early November when green thumbers should plan on planting their bulbs into the soil.
Are you confused about what kind of soil a tulip requires? Tulips require a sandy soil. A sandy soil is nece... Click Here to Read More!
Home gardening can be fun, no matter what kind of garden it is. For instance, you can decorate the perimeter of your house with beautiful tulips, lilies, or other flowers. In addition you can sustain your household with a healthy supply of fresh fruits and vegetables.
Gardening is quite a task, no matter what kind of garden it is. Those who have never planted a garden may need some help with the steps for creating a garden that will produce. In order to have a blooming garden you need to keep in mind the following tips:
o Make sure you plant your seeds or flowers in the right types of soil. Some plants grow better in loose and sandier soil, while others grow better in rich, dark, and moist soil. You can even find plants tha... Click Here to Read More!
A hidden treasure for children at the Gilroy Garlic Festival
The Treasure Hunt for kids may be the Garlic Festival's best kept secret. Children receive a scavenger hunt map with eig Read More
Hooker, Bianca and Castro headline Blue Wing Blues Festival Aug. 6-8
UPPER LAKE – The Tallman Hotel and Blue Wing Saloon Restaurant have announced the lineup for this year’s Blue Wing B Read More
Collin Creek hosts Elizabeth’s Garden to honor cancer survivors
Now through June 11, shoppers at Collin Creek Mall are invited to stop and enjoy Elizabeth’s Garden tulip display. Read More