Monthly Archives: November 2011

Perennial Tulips

Tulipa 'Golden Apeldoorn', photo courtesy Brent and Becky's Bulbs

If you take some time to study tulips, you will find there are certain ones that are reliably perennial. By Barbara Perry Lawton Photos Courtesy Brent and Becky’s Bulbs [This article was first published in The Gateway Gardener October 2009 issue] The trouble with tulips is that they often act more like annuals and do not reliably come back every

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Spring-Blooming Bulbs in the Perennial Border

By Steffie Littlefield [This article was first published in The Gateway Gardener October 2009 issue] Combine spring blooming bulbs with garden perennials for a spectacular start to the gardening season. Think outside the boring line of tulips planted in front of your boxwoods or yews. Make your traditional perennial beds and borders awake next spring with the color of spring

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Spring-Blooming Bulbs

Tulips

Fall, that time of year when we are thinking about putting the garden to bed for winter months, is also the season when we should plant the promises of next spring. By Barbara Perry Lawton [This article was first published in The Gateway Gardener November 2007 issue] Fall, that time of year when we are thinking about putting the garden

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