Brent & Becky's Blog — flowering bulbs

Earth-Friendly Bulb Growing Practices

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  Chemical use in gardening is not environmentally friendly, plus bulbs don’t often don’t respond well to them. Gardening in an environmentally friendly way is just one way to give back to Mother Nature. While you may already incorporate some sustainable practices into your gardening, perhaps some of these tips will inspire you to take your earth-friendly habits to the next level!   Avoid Chemicals There are a lot of “easy” chemical solutions to gardening. But easy doesn’t mean it’s the right thing to do! Chemical use in gardening is not environmentally friendly, plus bulbs don’t often don’t respond well...

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Common Problems While Forcing Bulbs Indoors

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Forcing bulbs indoors is a way of fooling Mother Nature. But sometimes, she’s harder to trick than we may think! Here are some solutions to common problems while forcing bulbs indoors.

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Why Spring-Flowering Bulbs are Planted in Fall

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Just like Goldilocks trying out the bears’ porridge, bulbs have a preference for soil temperature—not too hot, not too cold, but just right! Here’s why spring-flowering bulbs are planted in fall.

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The Impact of Bulbs on the Earth, Personal Health, and Well-Being

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Providing some of the first colors we see in spring, bulbs bring smiles to our faces, but they benefit more than just us. Here’s how!

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The Best Companion Plants for Bulbs

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Weave bulbs into the fabric of your garden by selecting suitable companion plants!

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