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Growing tulips from bulbs

When Should You Plant Tulips?

How to plant tulips for success

Tulip bulbs should be planted in the fall or early winter, depending on your USDA hardiness zone. Whether they are early, mid-season, or late tulips, you can expect them to bloom anywhere from four to five weeks after their first shoots appear aboveground until your peonies do the same.

Tulips should be planted in the middle to late fall in most regions.
The optimal time to plant tulips is … Read the rest

how to start a garden

How to Start a New Garden

Starting a garden from scratch

One of the best parts of owning a home isn’t the inside and its warmth and security; it’s outside, in your own little piece of paradise we call the garden. Here is some advice for those new to gardening, or those looking to enjoy and care for your garden.

It’s common to hear “yard” and “garden” used interchangeably, but the two terms have distinct meanings. A “yard” is the area … Read the rest

planting ranunculus bulbs

How To Plant Ranunculus

Planting Method for Ranunculus


Depending on where you live and the type of garden or landscape you have, you can plant your ranunculus corms in either fall or late winter/early spring, in an area that gets full sun. Corms can be planted in the fall and successfully overwintered outdoors with protection from a low tunnel or frost cloth in areas with mild winter temperatures (USDA zone 7 and above). Ranunculus must be grown in a … Read the rest

Growing tulips from bulbs

Tulip Bulbs : Buying and Planting Quality Tulips

A Quick Guide on How to Grow Quality Tulips

Growing tulips can be fun and rewarding, and high quality flowers can be tracked down to the source and where you buy tulip bulbs. The quality and variety of the bulb matters, and tulips planted and grown from great stock will result in amazing tulip flowers in spring. In this post we will cover how to buy tulip bulbs, tools that will make bulb planting … Read the rest

wildflower growing guide

Wildflower Seed: Planting An Amazing Wildflower Garden

A Guide To Planting Wildflower Seeds

Have you ever seen a true wildflower meadow? It is an amazing experience. Here, in the heart of California, spring is an amazing time. Just nearby, we have an amazing state park that boasts absolutely beautiful wildflower Meadows. There is nothing like coming over hill to the view beautiful flowers sprinkled throughout the landscape. Planting a wildflower Garden or Meadow it’s easier than you think. Wildflower seeds develop over … Read the rest

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