Tag Archive: Bulbs

Plant Spring Flowering Bulbs in the Fall

Gardeners may wonder why spring flowering bulbs are a timely topic now when fall is tip-toeing in, but as with most things in horticulture, there is a method to the madness. While many gardeners have become accustomed to running out to the local garden center and buying flats or pots of blooming bedding plants to create “instant gardens”, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/10/07/plant-spring-flowering-bulbs-in-the-fall/

Summer Bulbs

Thinking of bulbs for the garden? Summer is not necessarily the time of year that gardeners think about beautiful blooms from bulbs and bulb-like plants, but there are many that bloom in the summer garden. In general, many types of plants with an underground storage organ are classified as a bulb.  These  include plants with tubers, rhizomes, or corms.  True …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/08/05/summer-bulbs/