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9 Bulbs that Bloom in Early Spring

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The first signs of spring have arrived! Here’s what’s blooming in the early spring garden.

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How to Plant Bulbs in Containers

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Spread the beauty of bulbs throughout your landscape by using them to plant your container gardens.

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Preview Our Spring Catalogue

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NEW! Foliage and flowers for 2020 🌿 Start your spring planning now.

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Brent's Guide to Fall Garden Care

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Right now, it’s winter prep time for us in the mid-Atlantic. As much as we don’t want to hear it, we’re fixing to get a frost soon. But, while it may mean we’ll want to be spending more time inside away from the cold, there’s still plenty of care that needs to be done in the garden before the snow falls. Here’s what you’ll need to do:   Feed Your Soil Now is the ideal time to prep your beds, so let’s start by feeding your soil! Remember, though, it doesn’t want a “red bull” chemical fertilizer—it wants organic matter. Organic matter, like...

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Companion Planting with Bulbs

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Companion Planting with Bulbs  By: Brent Heath, Co-owner, Brent & Becky’s   Right now in the garden, there are so many wonderful combinations of bulbs, perennials, and annuals that are just spectacular planted together—not just because they work well together visually, but also for the companion relationships they provide! Typically, different plants of different genera have somewhat different requirements and, when planted together in the same bed, those differences can often benefit each other!   The Benefits of Companion Planting with Bulbs Now, combinations are fun because you get two things that bloom at a similar time that contrast or complement...

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