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Nine Fantastic Daffodils in Order of Bloom

Nine Fantastic Daffodils in Order of Bloom

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If I had to pick a favorite flower, I think it would be the daffodil. Does that make me a narcissist? Narcissus is a fascinating genus of plants. You wouldn’t think that daffodils would be so diverse. After all, they only come in a limited palette of yellow, orange, and white, and the form that makes a daffodil a daffodil… Read more →


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Woo-hoo!  Bulbs!

Woo-hoo! Bulbs!

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Who doesn’t like bulbs?  And you can always find a space for them… tucking them under shrubs, or in between perennials, or in a planter by the door.  In late winter and early spring they shine, playing a big part in the early-season show.  Here are a few of my favorites, in order of bloom.  Some of them are off the beaten… Read more →


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eranthis hyemalis winter aconite

Winter Flowers: Ten Plants That Bloom Before the Daffodils

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Spring may begin in March, around the time the daffodils bloom in the Lower Midwest, but that doesn’t mean the color calendar isn’t already underway before then. Did you know that even before the daffodils bloom, quite a few plants have already stepped into the spotlight?  Here are ten of them: 1.  More often than not, Winter Aconite (Eranthis hyemalis) opens its… Read more →


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