Entries Tagged as 'Tulips'

Saturday, December 23rd, 2017

Do tulips have to be planted annually?

  When I was a child, people had tulips in their gardens that returned every spring to everyone’s delight. Is there anyone who doesn’t love a tulip? Then about 30 years ago I spoke to a landscaper who told me tulips were treated as annuals to be sure they bloomed the next spring. This didn’t […]

Friday, June 1st, 2012

Two Books and a Musical about Tulipmania

Tulipmania by The Great Photographicon Almost all the gardeners that I know love getting new plants for their garden. But this compulsion to buy more unusual plants is nothing when compared to what happened in Holland in the 1600s. Tulip mania was what they called what was happening in Holland. The Dutch had recently learned […]

Monday, October 17th, 2011

How to Protect Tulips from Deer

Red tulips at my place by Per Ola Wiberg ~ Powi What is it about tulips that make them so special? Over the years I had felt so frustrated that I couldn’t grow tulips because the animals would eat them. I used to drive by homes that had rows of tulips and wonder why the […]

Monday, September 19th, 2011

Fall Planting

Bulbs. by don.wing45 Everyone knows that fall is the time to plant many of the bulbs that will bloom in the spring. All the stores are now carrying daffodils, tulips and other bulbs and catalogs are sending out the bulbs you ordered this spring. But fall is also the time to plant other plants for […]

Friday, November 5th, 2010

Now is the time to plant your tulips and daffodils

At the Foot of the Magic Tree by JLMphoto If you are planning to have tulips or daffodils or any bulbs blooming next spring, this is the perfect time to plant them. Bulbs can be planted in the ground now until the soil freezes so hard that you can not dig it. But even though […]