Flowers

Easy tips for transplanting and dividing irises and iris bulbs. Easy tips for transplanting and dividing irises and iris bulbs.

Transplanting Iris Bulbs   I love irises. They come in many stunning colors (purple, blue, white, and yellow), and I enjoy watching them bloom every spring. When I see them coming into bloom I know that spring is really here to stay, and not just teasing us like when the daffodils start blooming.   If…

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Questions frequently asked about planting and growing tulips answered by a gardening expert. Questions frequently asked about planting and growing tulips answered by a gardening expert.

What are the best types of tulips to plant?   Many of the hybrid (grown and bred) tulips that came from Holland or from one of the Holland tulip festivals are some of the best.   You can plant beauties such as Red Emperor, Florentine, or other varieties of both single and double blooming flowers.…

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Growing annuals. Five easy to grow annual flowers to plant in your garden. Growing annuals. Five easy to grow annual flowers to plant in your garden.

Annuals are a great addition to any garden. There are many varieties to choose from and many are easy to grow. Annuals flower all summer long, many until frost. Here are five of the most popular, long blooming annuals.   Geraniums   Technically a Pelargonium, geraniums are hugely popular in gardens. They are very easy…

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Geranium care. Tips on planting, growing, and caring for geraniums in pots or containers. Geranium care. Tips on planting, growing, and caring for geraniums in pots or containers.

All over the country, geraniums flaunt their red and scarlet, rose, pink, and white blooms with a gay abandon that few other plants can rival.   In boxes on city fire escapes and rooftops, in window boxes on suburban and country houses, in tubs and pots on terraces and patios, and in hanging baskets of…

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