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  • Dwarf Gardenia Erosion Control

    Dwarf gardenia plants are effective at controlling soil erosion because of their naturally compact roots…

    Last Updated: Jan 16, 2011 | Views: 6199

  • Water Hyacinth As a Source of Nitrogen

    The water hyacinth is a highly-invasive, rapidly-growing aquatic plant that can quickly destroy the aquatic…

    Last Updated: Nov 21, 2010 | Views: 7976

  • How Did Plant Bulbs Evolve?

    Bulbs are structures that provide security for plants. They store food, protect delicate buds and…

    Last Updated: Oct 11, 2010 | Views: 9070

  • Adaptation of Tulips

    Tulips in the wild grow in a variety of habitats in western Asia, from moist…

    Last Updated: Sep 29, 2010 | Views: 17696

  • Fertilizer for Amaryllis

    The amaryllis is a tropical flowering plant that grows from a large bulb. Flowers are…

    Last Updated: Sep 13, 2010 | Views: 13153

  • Red Lion Plant Bulbs & Growth

    Commonly purchased during the holidays, Red lion amaryllis is well known for its festive red…

    Last Updated: Sep 13, 2010 | Views: 7038

  • Deer Repellent for Crocuses

    The first tender shoots of crocuses peek up through snow, and often the flowers are…

    Last Updated: Sep 13, 2010 | Views: 5831

  • Amaryllis & Dormancy

    Amaryllis bulbs are a tropical/subtropical plant that can be encouraged to bloom during the winter.…

    Last Updated: Sep 2, 2010 | Views: 7092

  • Winter Storage of Tuberous Begonias

    The tuberous begonia in the garden or container is one of many hybrids developed by…

    Last Updated: Sep 2, 2010 | Views: 9235

  • Dahlia Tubers in Canada

    Dahlias, with their abundant, extravagant blooms, are the centerpiece of many Canadian summer gardens. Dahlias…

    Last Updated: Sep 2, 2010 | Views: 9313

  • The History of Rust Bearded Iris

    Bearded iris come in a symphony of colors and sizes. They are spring bloomers that…

    Last Updated: Sep 2, 2010 | Views: 5830

  • Meaning of an Amaryllis

    The amaryllis is a flowering bulb which originated in the subtropical regions of the Americas.…

    Last Updated: Aug 15, 2010 | Views: 11953

  • How to Plant & Maintain Calla Lilies

    A flower that produces only one petal may not sound like much, but the calla…

    Last Updated: Aug 15, 2010 | Views: 8150

  • Flower Bulb Identification

    Identifying bulbs is not as simple as one might think because of the huge variety…

    Last Updated: Aug 14, 2010 | Views: 15194

  • How Do Bulb Plants Multiply?

    Bulbs are spring or summer flowering. A gardener will find that the bulbs multiply naturally…

    Last Updated: Aug 13, 2010 | Views: 10124

  • First Blooms on a Tigridia

    Tigridia is a tender annual with a delicate three-lobed flower. Native to Mexico, the flowers…

    Last Updated: Aug 13, 2010 | Views: 7175

  • Can Iris Bulbs Bloom in a Glass Centerpiece Without Soil?

    Iris bulbs can be forced inside to bloom in a glass centerpiece without soil. Nestle…

    Last Updated: Aug 10, 2010 | Views: 7142

  • Daffodil Bulb Nutrition

    In temperate regions, daffodils are a sure sign of spring. Every fall, gardeners plant daffodil…

    Last Updated: Aug 10, 2010 | Views: 7436

  • Mold on Daffodil Bulbs

    Daffodils are among the first of the spring flowers, and grow from bulbs in a…

    Last Updated: Aug 10, 2010 | Views: 7758

  • How to Care for the Cyclamen Plant

    Cyclamen plants are often referred to as shooting star plants due to their unusual appearance.…

    Last Updated: Aug 6, 2010 | Views: 7347

  • Spring Bulb Plant Guide

    Spring flowering bulbs are cheap and reward you with blooms year after year. Bulbs come…

    Last Updated: Aug 5, 2010 | Views: 5429

  • White Flowers That Grow From Bulbs

    Planting bulbs is a beautiful way to add variety to your garden and lengthen the…

    Last Updated: Aug 4, 2010 | Views: 4200

  • Description of the Ranunculus Asiaticus Plant

    Widely grown for cut flowers, ranunculus bulbs (Ranunculus asiaticus) reliably produce many individual flowers from…

    Last Updated: Aug 2, 2010 | Views: 5662

  • When Is Daffodil Planting Time in Tennessee?

    Daffodils should be planted in the fall, before the ground freezes. According to the University…

    Last Updated: Aug 2, 2010 | Views: 5939

  • Plant Bulb Identification

    Every gardener enjoys a moment or two of spring amnesia, wondering at the bright green…

    Last Updated: Aug 2, 2010 | Views: 9671

  • Can Elephant Ears Be Brought Indoors for the Winter?

    Caladium, also known as "elephant ear," is grown from a bulbous tuber that can be…

    Last Updated: Aug 2, 2010 | Views: 6994

  • Daffodil Bulb Planting Depth

    Daffodils are one of the first flowers to appear in spring. To protect bulbs against…

    Last Updated: Aug 1, 2010 | Views: 14895

  • Spring Bulb Propagation

    Growing bulbs in the spring can be an expensive adventure when buying new bulbs every…

    Last Updated: Jul 31, 2010 | Views: 5387

  • Amaryllis Plant Fertilizing & Care

    An amaryllis is a type of flowering bulb that produces a tall stem with several…

    Last Updated: Jul 30, 2010 | Views: 5378

  • Amaryllis Bulbs: Transplanting & Propagation

    Amaryllis is a tender bulb that is native to tropical parts of South America. Amaryllis…

    Last Updated: Jul 29, 2010 | Views: 8217

  • When Can You Plant Tulip Bulbs in Southern Ohio?

    Tulips, like all spring-flowering bulbs, should be planted when the soil temperature at planting depth…

    Last Updated: Jul 28, 2010 | Views: 5299

  • How Deep to Plant Lily Bulbs in Florida?

    Plant lily bulbs 4 to 6 inches deep in Florida and space the lilies 9…

    Last Updated: Jul 28, 2010 | Views: 4953

  • When to Dig Up Fall Bulbs in Missouri?

    Dig bulbs from their outdoor garden bed and store indoors only if they are not…

    Last Updated: Jul 28, 2010 | Views: 4693

  • When Should You Move Lily Bulbs?

    Lilies, of the genus Lilium, are a group of plants that grow large, colorful blooms…

    Last Updated: Jul 27, 2010 | Views: 7748

  • Iris Bulb Storage

    Iris are spring-flowering plants that bloom from spring until early summer in many parts of…

    Last Updated: Jul 27, 2010 | Views: 7798

  • Do you Plant Ranunculus Claw Down?

    Ranunculus grow from bulbs that have a "claw" at one end. That claw should be…

    Last Updated: Jul 27, 2010 | Views: 4864

  • Rare Bulb Plants

    Rare bulbs are a perfect choice for the home gardener who wants to grow something…

    Last Updated: Jul 27, 2010 | Views: 8082

  • Tulip Bulb Panic

    The tulip, which has been a popular garden flower for centuries, is a member of…

    Last Updated: Jul 27, 2010 | Views: 5200

  • Can Daylilies Thrive in Acidic Soil?

    Daylilies can thrive in acidic soil as long as it is not extremely acidic. Soil…

    Last Updated: Jul 26, 2010 | Views: 4526

  • When Do Asiatic & Oriental Lilies Bloom?

    Asiatic lilies typically bloom in early summer, while Oriental lilies bloom from mid to late…

    Last Updated: Jul 26, 2010 | Views: 4483

  • How Deep to Plant Dichelostemma Ida-Maia Bulbs

    Plant Dichelostemma ida-maia bulbs, also known as a firecracker or lipstick flower, 3/4 inch deep…

    Last Updated: Jul 25, 2010 | Views: 5038

  • The Toxicity of Daffodil Bulbs

    Like many plants, daffodils protect themselves from predators by chemical means. Alkaloids, chemicals related to…

    Last Updated: Jul 25, 2010 | Views: 10324

  • Spring Holland Bulbs

    Spring flowers bring color and joy to gardeners and home owners when winter is waning.…

    Last Updated: Jul 24, 2010 | Views: 5605

  • Iris Bulbs Identification

    You may not realize at first glance, but the common garden iris has a lot…

    Last Updated: Jul 23, 2010 | Views: 6101

  • How Often to Water Oriental Lily Bulbs

    Water your oriental lily bulbs whenever the top of the soil begins to dry out.…

    Last Updated: Jul 23, 2010 | Views: 5495

  • Tulip Bulb Toxicity

    The tulip (Tulipa) bulb and all parts of the plant contain toxic glycosides known as…

    Last Updated: Jul 23, 2010 | Views: 11518

  • When can you put gladiolus bulbs back out?

    Replant gladiolus bulbs in the spring after all danger of frost is gone. Flowers bloom…

    Last Updated: Jul 23, 2010 | Views: 5331

  • When Do You Plant Bulbs in the South?

    Plant daffodil bulbs in October or November in the southern United States. Plant other bulbs…

    Last Updated: Jul 22, 2010 | Views: 5171

  • The Right Depth for Growing Canna Lilies

    Although it is commonly called a bulb, the canna lily actually grows from a rhizome…

    Last Updated: Jul 22, 2010 | Views: 3986

  • Red Canna Varieties

    Whether dwarf or standard-sized, cannas are dramatic garden performers. Thriving in moist, fertile soils and…

    Last Updated: Jul 22, 2010 | Views: 9123

  • Is an All-Purpose Plant Food Okay for Bulbs?

    According to the University of Illinois Extension, all-purpose plant food is fine for bulbs. The…

    Last Updated: Jul 22, 2010 | Views: 2722

  • Anatomy of a Flower Bulb

    Many popular garden flowers, such as daffodils and lilies, grow from bulbs. The descriptive definition…

    Last Updated: Jul 22, 2010 | Views: 7263

  • Daffodil Planting Depth in Mulch

    Do not plant daffodils directly in mulch, as mulch alone doesn't provide enough insulation to…

    Last Updated: Jul 21, 2010 | Views: 4194

  • How to Identify Flower Bulbs by Foliage

    Give bulbs sunshine, good soil and water and they'll reward you by returning year after…

    Last Updated: Jul 21, 2010 | Views: 9063

  • The Planting Depth for Asiatic Lilies

    Plant smaller Asiatic bulbs at a depth of 2 to 4 inches. Position larger bulbs…

    Last Updated: Jul 21, 2010 | Views: 5671

  • Which Way Do You Plant Bulbs?

    Find the shoot end of the bulb that features a pointed, nub-like protrusion. The shoot…

    Last Updated: Jul 21, 2010 | Views: 6514

  • Where Do Tulip Bulbs Come From?

    While wild tulips grow in Europe, North Africa and Central Asia, Turkey introduced tulip bulbs…

    Last Updated: Jul 21, 2010 | Views: 4101

  • When Is Best Time to Set Out Tulip Bulbs?

    To ensure the vibrant blooms of tulips in the spring, the bulbs should always be…

    Last Updated: Jul 20, 2010 | Views: 6553

  • What Is the Best Soil for Potting Daffodils?

    Daffodils grow best in well-drained soil. General-purpose houseplant potting soil is mixed perfectly for potted…

    Last Updated: Jul 20, 2010 | Views: 5172

  • Which End of a Ranunculus Bulb Goes Up?

    Ranunculus asiaticus--or Persian buttercups--are showy, spring-blooming plants. Available in many colors, they have dense poppylike…

    Last Updated: Jul 20, 2010 | Views: 6109

  • When to Plant Flowering Hyacinths?

    Plant hyacinth bulbs in the winter, once the soil temperature has dropped to below 60…

    Last Updated: Jul 20, 2010 | Views: 2689

  • Black Tulip Flowers

    Tulips are renowned throughout the world for their brightly colored blooms that dress up gardens…

    Last Updated: Jul 18, 2010 | Views: 8245

  • Ground Preparation for Planting Dahlias

    The dahlia's reputation as a finicky flower is well-earned. Even before you plant the bulbs…

    Last Updated: Jul 18, 2010 | Views: 5027

  • Older Varieties of Dahlias

    For an attractive burst of late summer and fall color after many other plants have…

    Last Updated: Jul 18, 2010 | Views: 6949

  • Amaryllis Culture

    Amaryllis plants are desirable for their tall, slender stalks of large, trumpet-shaped flowers. These tropical…

    Last Updated: Jul 17, 2010 | Views: 5330

  • Crocosmia Flower

    Crocosmia are perennial plants native to tropical parts of Africa. There are around 400 cultivars…

    Last Updated: Jul 16, 2010 | Views: 6481

  • How to Care for Narcissus Plant

    Grow narcissus, or paperwhite, bulbs indoors if you live in a cold winter climate location.…

    Last Updated: Jul 15, 2010 | Views: 4903

  • What Is the Botanical Name of Asiatic Lilies?

    Asiatic lilies are hybrids of the species Lilium, or lily plant, which grows from a…

    Last Updated: Jul 15, 2010 | Views: 4447

  • How Much Sun Do Casablanca Lilies Need?

    Casablanca lilies are an Oriental lily that grow best in full sun, but can tolerate…

    Last Updated: Jul 14, 2010 | Views: 4672

  • How to Plant Paper White Bulbs

    Paperwhites (Narcissus papyraceus) are grown indoors not only for the winter beauty they provide, but…

    Last Updated: Jul 14, 2010 | Views: 6186

  • Blue Flower Corsage Ideas for Prom

    A mini-bouquet or corsage is a small yet elegant floral arrangement worn around the wrist…

    Last Updated: Jul 13, 2010 | Views: 8072

  • How Early Can I Replant Canna Lily Rhizome?

    Canna lilies can be replanted in the spring after the last frost date. In zones…

    Last Updated: Jul 13, 2010 | Views: 4566

  • How to Propagate Crocosmia

    Exotic crocosmia is closely related to irises, though bright yellow or red flowers don't resemble…

    Last Updated: Jul 14, 2010 | Views: 10402

  • When Can I Cut the Foliage of an Allium Plant?

    Cut allium foliage around mid-summer, when the leaves turn yellow and die back. Keeping the…

    Last Updated: Jul 13, 2010 | Views: 6174

  • How Tall Will a Hyacinthus Plant Grow?

    Hyacinthus is the genus for the common garden hyacinth (Hyacinthus orientalis), as well as two…

    Last Updated: Jul 13, 2010 | Views: 3504