There's a Dutch saying that every bulb holds a promise—a promise of a world alive with color and good cheer.
Gardeners can't get enough of daylilies, and it's easy to understand why. Other flowers may be as beautiful, but no other plants are as rugged, widely adapted, or versatile. Daylilies are gorgeous, and they are survivors?perfect plants for both the connoisseur and the weekend warrior.
Nothing signals the end of winter like the first crocuses poking their heads through the last of the melting snows. Few plants are as easy to grow, or as rewarding, as the early-blooming bulbs.
Get your roses off to the best possible start by choosing their growing site carefully and then planting them using the techniques most suitable for your climate. Bare-root rose plants -- those sold without soil -- offer the best value and grow quickly after planting.
A few frequently asked questions anwered.
Planting for different seasons of bloom and color.
As the glorious palette of fall unfolds and fades in the northern parts of the country, can Jack Frost be far behind?
The basics are not complicated, but there are a few little tricks to help things along.