Plant Family Guides: Muscari---Grape-Hyacinths Guides
Brighten Up Your Garden From January Through May with Colorful Flower Bulbs
Tulips, daffodils, hyacinths and crocus: these are the spring bloomers everyone knows. But there are hundreds of other, lesser-known beauties to plant in fall. Some are small and delicate, others tall and ungainly. All are fabulous. Wait till you see them!
Underplanting Roses with Low-Growing Spring Bulbs
Underplanting your shrub roses with a succession of flowers will reinforce the beauty of their romantic blooms and extend the flowering season of your mixed border.
Muscari (Grape Hyacinth)
Most Muscari species are so extremely winter hardy and easy to grow that no garden should be without them. They naturalize extremely easily and will come back year after year and multiply.
Native Plant Alternatives to Muscari botryoides (Pearls of Spain)
Muscari botryoides (Pearls of Spain) is listed in the Invasive Plant Atlas of the United States. The federal government has estimated that nearly 25 percent of the 20,000 plant species native to North America are at risk of extinction, many of these through habitat loss. You can help reverse this trend by planting great native plants in your garden.
Why Spring is Really Three Seasons
Consider this: spring is really three seasons - early, mid and late. You will want to think about this when choosing what to plant each fall. Why?
Learn How To Plant And Care for Your Spring Flower Bulbs
To achieve optimum flowering results, it is important to plant the bulbs at the right time.
Great Bulbs and Perennials as Companion Plants for Azaleas and Rhododendrons
Since most Azaleas and Rhododendrons provide colorful interest in spring, choosing bulbs or perennials with fall and winter interest would enable you to enjoy appealing and long-lasting planting combinations.
Lasagne Planting Method
Extend the blooming season of your bulbs! Choose bulbs with consecutive flowering periods and plant them at the same site.
Small Is Beautiful: Muscari (Grape Hyacinths)
Fragrant, reliable, these little jewels are really worth taking a closer look at!
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