2013 Garden: Bulbs

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With a new baby, I don't have much time to garden this year. However, I had loaded up the garden with a lot of bulbs to try to create a happy, low-effort spring. Here are what I planted last fall and what came back. Dead or alive--the wet ground from many melting snows seemed to have killed a bunch in front of my house, plus squirrels had dug up quite a few small bulb flowers last summer. I'm still trying to figure out what works where in this garden! (Board in progress.)

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Daffodil 'Gay Kybo' (an increasing number of bulbs, originally grown in my city garden, planted for 2007.)  The most beautiful flower, let alone bulb.  They have been naturalizing nicely--I don't know why they are hard to find to buy anymore.  They bloom late for daffodils.

April 2012

This is a collection of some photos from April. I tried to assemble a representative group and not repeat ones posted earlier (check out my other April posts if you haven’t already).

Daffodil 'Art Design' (Brent and Becky's Bulbs: 5 new bulbs for Very interesting: double petals contained within the cup structure. However, the flowers are almost too heavy for the stems to hold them up. Daffodil Bulbs, Bulb Flowers, Daffodils, All About Plants, Spring Bulbs, Flower Farm, Back Gardens, Exotic Flowers, Horticulture
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Fortissimo - a gargantuan, showy daffodil with yellow crepe paper-type petals and a big orange cup; strong stemmed and is a great companion with other bulbs and perennials especially Fritillaria imperialis and orange tulips; Orange Cups, Dutch Gardens, Bulb Flowers, Crepe Paper, Daffodils, Shrubs, Bulbs, Perennials, New Baby Products
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Breck's Replete Double Daffodil Narcissus Bulbs at Lowe's. Double daffodil Replete boasts double flowers with pink centers and white outer petals. These strong, mid-spring blooms last or more in the Narcissus Bulbs, Daffodil Bulbs, Bulb Flowers, Daffodils, Beautiful Flowers, Spring Bulbs, Spring Blooms, Spring Flowers, Daffodil Color
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Altun Ha - (Camelot x Daydream; a beautifully formed, healthy, soft yellow reverse bi-color; the cup gets whiter as it gets older; its smooth texture ought to make it a winner on the show bench; Daffodils, Tulips, Bulb Flowers, Getting Old, Shrubs, Planting Flowers, Beautiful Flowers, New Baby Products, Projects To Try
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Daffodil 'Quail' "The most perfect, long-lasting little daffodils, and real survivors (and naturalizers) among all my transplanted bulbs. Rose Bush, Bulb Flowers, Quail, Daffodils, Spring Flowers, Bulbs, New Baby Products, Garden Ideas, Yard
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March 2012 – Garden Everything

5 posts published by amberh2k during March 2012

5 Narcissus 'Jetfire' mini Daffodil Bulbs~Naturalize*Pre Chilled for Winter Indoor Forcing Daffodil Bulbs, Bulb Flowers, Daffodils, Tulips, Tall Clear Vases, Facing The Sun, Planting Bulbs, All Plants, Shrubs
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Narcissus cyclamineus 'Jetfire'

Random stuff about Paghat the Ratgirl's gardens.

Daffodil 'Flower Record' (only one flowered at the house; a number remain in my city garden; originally planted for 2004).  Sadly, these have almost entirely died out at the house--I am debating whether or not to try to bring more from the city.  They have never handled transplanting very well. Daffodil Bulbs, Daffodil Flower, Bulb Flowers, Daffodils, 10 Picture, My House, New Baby Products, Number, Landscape

April 2012

This is a collection of some photos from April. I tried to assemble a representative group and not repeat ones posted earlier (check out my other April posts if you haven’t already).

 (I got these from Dutch Gardens; pin is to Brent & Becky's Bulbs.) 5 new bulbs in Dutch Gardens, Bulb Flowers, Daffodils, Bulbs, New Baby Products, Spring, Plants, Lightbulbs, Planters
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Daffodil 'Pink Charm' (Brent and Becky's Bulbs: 25 bulbs for I got these to replace dead 'Flower Record' daffodils that I had transplanted from my city garden. Not as close of a match as I had thought, but very nice. Cups are more salmon than pink. Daffodils, Tulips, Spring Bulbs, Bulb Flowers, Spring Flowers, New Baby Products, Urban, City, Salmon
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Daffodil 'Martinette' (only 2 stems flowered at house this year--a large patch remains in my city garden; planted for Most have died at the house; I'm not sure if I will transplant some more from the city. [photo by Mark Bolton, copyright GAP Photos Spring Flowering Bulbs, Spring Bulbs, Small Front Gardens, Planting Bulbs, Bulb Flowers, Flower Beds, Daffodils, Flower Power, Garden Design
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