Tag Archives: bulbs

Simple Tips for Designing and Planting Fall Flower Bulbs

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Bulbs are the gateway to the garden. Plant them now and forget about them. By the time spring rolls around, the garden will be full of buds ready to blossom.
And, with cooler temperatures, …

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Cooking at Homestead Gardens’ Mediterranean Retreat

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook

 

 

Finally it’s spring and the Spring Flower Show reflected the excitement of the season throughout the living flowers, bulbs, olive trees – raised edible gardens, verdant …

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Inspiration & Ideas from the Philadelphia Flower Show

by Ann-Marie Sedor

Last week, I had the good fortune to take the Homestead Gardens tour to the Philadelphia International Flower Show. I love looking for new ideas in gardening and the show gave ample …

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Planting Daffodils and Saving Time

by Susan Harris

I’m embarrassed to tell you how I used to plant daffodils – one at a time, all spaced about a foot apart.  Here’s what’s wrong with …

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October Chores of the Low-Maintenance Gardener

by Susan Harris
Here’s what THIS low-maintenance gardener is doing this month in the garden, starting with grabbing some cheap-and-easy fall color in the form of mums.   From …

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The Hunt for Bambi-Beating Bulbs

by Susan Harris
No, I won’t be beating Bambi over the head with a bag of daffodils but the bulbs I’m planting need to survive the …

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September Garden Chores – What I’m Really Doing


by Susan Harris

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Finally, I can rip out the remains of my truly sad crop of summer vegetables (or technically fruit – whatever) …

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