Gardens to see spring bulbs in bloom


It is still a little too early for many spring bulbs to be blooming in TheGardenLady’s garden. In a few more days, flowers will seriously start showing off. The buds on my daffodils are ready to open- one already did.  I can see some hyacinths forcing their flowers out of the leaf bases. One gets a little impatient waiting.

If you enjoy seeing masses of spring bulbs in bloom outdoors, there are wonderful gardens that one can visit.

Winterthur in Deleware is a wonderful place to see early spring bulbs in bloom. This is the week is when their March Bank is especially lovely. What they refer to as the March Bank is the oldest surviving garden area at Winterthur. H.F. DuPont, the owner of the estate, began naturalizing daffodils on this rolling hill in the early 1900s and “by the 1940s had planted thousands of snowdrops, snowflakes, crocus, squills, and glory-of-the-snow.”

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A Gardener’s Event in NJ this Saturday: Earthly Delights

Hear Ye, Hear Ye,

Come one, come all to A Gardener’s Event.

Gardeners within driving distance of NJ should not miss Earthly Delights, a gardeners event this Saturday (see here) where merchants of rare and unusual plants will sell their plants and merchants with distinctive garden antiques will have garden products for sale. There will be lectures and demonstrations from nationally known horticulturist speakers.

It is this Saturday, rain or shine May 21st, 2011

Early Buyer 8:00-4:00

General Admission 9:30-4:00


The home and garden of Andrea Filippone

129 Pickle Road, Pottersville, NJ 07979