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All About Tulips

Tulips are the most colorful of all spring-blooming bulbs. Their flowers come in a rainbow of colors that sparkle in the spring sunlight. See how to plant and care for this popular fall-planted bulb.   Read More

All About Daffodils

Daffodils (Narcissus) are hardy, fall-planted bulbs that bloom in early spring. They come back year after year and are deer resistant! Learn how to grow and care for daffodils.   Read More

All About Hyacinths

Hyacinths are loved for their incredible fragrance, which will perfume an entire garden. They bloom in mid-spring at the same time as daffodils and tulips. Learn how to plant and care for these sweetly-scented spring flowers.   Read More

All About Crocus

Crocus get the gardening season off to an early start. They are among the very first flowers of spring, often appearing when there’s still snow on the ground. See how to plant and care for your crocus here.   Read More

All About Alliums

Alliums are members of the onion family with big, round flower heads on long, graceful stems. The have great impact in the garden! See how to plant and care for your alliums here.   Read More

All About Dutch Iris

Dutch iris, also known as Iris hollandica, have orchid-like flowers with silky petals. They are wonderful cut flowers. Learn how to plant and care for Dutch iris.    Read More

All About Muscari

Muscari are better known as grape hyacinths, which perfectly describes their flowers -- tight clusters of fat little bells with a grape juice fragrance. Muscari bloom in mid-spring and are great partners for tulips and daffodils.   Read More

All About Anemones

DeCaen and St Bridgid anemones have graceful, poppy-like flowers with silky petals and prominent centers. Learn how to grow these popular cut flowers in containers or in your garden.   Read More

All About Chionodoxa

Chionodoxa bloom at the same time as crocuses and are some of the earliest flowers of spring. Also known as glory of the snow, the bulbs multiply and return to flower year after year.   Read More

All About Freesia

Freesia are among the world's most popular cut flowers. Learn how you can grow these colorful, fragrant blossoms yourself!   Read More

All About Fritillaria

Want a touch of the exotic for your spring garden? Consider fritillaria. Their unusual flowers last for weeks and are not troubled by deer or rodents. Learn how to grow these easy, spring-blooming flower bulbs.   Read More

All About Ranunculus

The exquisite, rose-like flowers of ranunculus are often seen in high-end flower shops and wedding bouquets. They can be expensive as cut flowers, but can also be grown in gardens and containers.    Read More

All About Scilla

The scilla family of spring-blooming bulbs includes some of the best bulbs for naturalizing. All are deer and rodent resistant. Learn about how to plant and care for scilla in your garden.   Read More

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Creative Ways to Use Hostas in Your Yard and Garden

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Hostas are so incredibly tough and easy to grow, that they sometimes don’t get the respect they deserve. More than just problem solvers for shady areas where few other plants will survive, hostas offer gardeners an exciting palette of sizes, colors and textures. Here are some of the many creative ways to use hostas around your home and in

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How to Use Burgundy Flowers and Foliage

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Burgundy is a color that’s both potent and sophisticated. It’s a good one to have in your garden design tool kit. From garnet to merlot, maroon to mahogany, these dark, purple-red hues can take your garden to a whole new level. Read on for some creative ways to put burgundy flowers and foliage to work in your yard and garden. Create Accents and

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