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Tulip Overload

Keukenhof  is a huge 79 acre garden in the Netherlands that shows off the might of spring bulbs. Even though it is only open for 2 months a year, it attracts 800,000 visitors. 422 more words


Muscari comosum - Schopfige Traubenhyazinthe - tassel grape hyacinth

Art (species): Muscari comosum / Leopoldia comosa – Schopfige Traubenhyazinthe – tassel grape hyacinth
Gattung (genus): Muscari – Traubenhyazinthen
Unterfamilie (subfamily): Scilloideae
Familie (family): Asparagaceae – Spargelgewächse… 31 more words


Why Some Dislike Muscari?

It always surprises me when gardeners post on disliking a particular plant. This early bloomer does not deserve all the criticism or disdain. Just ask a honeybee and they will tell you their early blooming preferences. 463 more words


A Pretend Spring Cottage Garden.

Now that the garden is well into the first stage of Spring prettiness, I am here to unashamedly post shed loads of photographs just because I want to. 230 more words



A photo of my garden in Brooklyn (April 17th, 2016)

Until last week it was a slow cold spring in Brooklyn—but, then, suddenly, the season sprang into action in a flurry of beautiful colors.  322 more words

When I first saw blue muscari, I knew I needed a river of it.  Maybe two rivers, possibly three.

Along came hyacinths in divine shades of blue and violet, and my heart sang.   178 more words