From Bumps to Bulbs: Summer in Review Part 4

We made it back to the farm after our trip across the South and the only really exciting thing to mention was the fact that the original milk and wine lily crinums had now put on their gigantic seed pods where flowers had once been.  These pods eventually pull the flower stalks down to the [...]

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From Bumps to Bulbs: Summer in Review Part 3

You’ll probably need this map to help understand the travels in the blog below!  This entry is a mixture of travel and bulbs, like always!     Our journey in early May continued.  We stayed with some friends in Mobile, AL (Chad and Sarah) and even spent a little time helping them move from one [...]

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From Bumps to Bulbs: Summer in Review (Part 2)

After Rosedango and in early May I was asked to speak to a garden club in Sulphur Springs. Our friend and local garden club member Toby Hardy put it all together, and we had a wonderful venue at  the Sulphur Springs Public Library! If you haven’t been to Sulphur Springs lately, you have to go [...]

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From Bumps to Bulbs: Summer in Review (Part 1)

Well, I’ve been absent for most of summer, but that’s not because things haven’t been blooming!  We’ve had some exciting news, and some exciting travel that of course involves LOTS AND LOTS of bulbs.  I’ll start from the beginning and post a little series to get you caught up, but as the updates come through [...]

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We just sent out our newsletter this morning announcing our spider lily and oxblood availability. To my horror, I noticed I used the wrong version of “their” vs. “they’re.”  Yes, I did.  I invite all of the judgment to come my way. In light of that judgment, I thought I’d share the Amazon link to [...]

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A Hymenocallis Dig

A landscape architect ordered Hymenocallis ‘Tropical Giant’ from me…only one problem, all of mine died for a reason I won’t go into.  Imagine my panic when he called up this spring ready for his order.   I called EVERYWHERE that I thought I might find some growing in pots, perhaps forgotten in the corner of [...]

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Afghanistan Tulips Part 4 and Azaleas!

4 years running now and tulips  planted in Afghanistan at one of the US bases have continued to grow and thrive! You’re looking at Tulipa chrysantha. Meanwhile, back in the US, it’s time for the azaleas to start blooming! Rebecca and I took my family for a walk around the Azalea Trails in Tyler.  Take [...]

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Time To Be Outside!

A customer sent in pictures of their ‘Lady Jane’ and ‘Chrysantha’ tulips blooming in a planter. They live just east of Dallas. Thank you for sharing such beautiful pics! Remember, tulips like to be dry during the summer time, so plant some other plants in that container that will grow during the summer to moderate [...]

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