Monthly Archives: March 2011

Summer Bulbs for Beautiful Gardens All Season

By Steffie Littlefield (This article was first published in The Gateway Gardener March 2007 issue.) This March or April, while you are admiring the color and excitement from your spring blooming bulbs, plan for more flowers and color all summer from lily, dahlia, cannas and gladioli bulbs.  Nothing beats the opulent tropical look of the easiest bulb to grow, elephant

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Gateway Gardener Garden In Bloom 3-23-11

Winter bullied its way back into spring today, but not before I could get out in the garden yesterday and document what I found blooming on a beautiful 70-degree spring morning. The hellebores (Lenten rose) and daffodils were dominating the show, but were joined by some other spring bulbs, woodland ephemerals and the dangling catkins of ‘Harry Lauder’s Walking Stick’.

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