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    Tulip or Not Tulip? Growing Tulips Successfully in the Southeast

    It’s hard not to love tulips (Tulipa spp. and cvs., Zones 3–8). Just as the fresh greens of early spring begin to stir our senses, up shoot a mass of…

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    Plan Now for a Spring Display

    Today’s photos come from Vanessa Bianchi, who moved from Florida to the Midwest a couple of years ago and had to learn about gardening in a new climate. I moved…

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    A Bright Idea for Spring Containers

    After the long gray of winter when most of us are desperate for color in the landscape, bulbs in containers can add a splash of brilliance anywhere it is needed.…

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    Beautiful Tulip Varities You Should Grow

    Bulbs are always an afterthought in my garden. I really don’t have any excuse for this, other than by the time fall rolls around and it’s time to plant those…

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    Regional Picks: Plant This With That—Mountain West

    1. Bloomerang® Purple reblooming lilac Name: Syringa ‘Penda’ USDA Hardiness Zones: 3–7 Size: 4 to 5 feet tall and wide Conditions: Full sun; fertile, well-drained soil The scent of lilacs…

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    Planting Spring-Blooming Bulbs in Containers

    When I plant containers of bulbs in the fall, I’m thinking of the color and drama they will add to the following spring’s landscape. Not only will these planted pots…

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    Spring Ahead with Forced Bulbs

    Winter is wonderful—it just doesn’t need to linger so long. During the depths of the season, I find myself thirsting for something to lift my spirits in a green sort…

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    If You’re Not Growing Geums, You’re Missing Out

    It was a late-spring morning, outside the Indianapolis Museum of Art, when I first consciously noticed geums (Geum spp. and cvs., USDA Hardiness Zones 3–9). It was shocking to see…

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    Break the Bulb Monotony

    What would spring be without daffodils and tulips? Despite their beauty, the same bulbs can get a little boring year after year. By adding a few special, colorful, and often…