Potted bulbs

Potted bulbs such as tulips, daffodils and hyacinths add a refreshing touch of Spring indoors during the winter months. With a little know-how they can be recycled to rebloom outdoors. Here’s what to do when…

Forcing Paperwhites

  Had enough of the cold gray winter?  Why not grow paperwhite narcissus and add a ray of sunshine and fragrance to your home? Narcissus papyraceus, a cultivar of Narcissus tazetta, is available during the holiday season and sold…

Amaryllis

Hippeastrum  better known as Amaryllis is a native plant of South America. This bulb produces a spectacular cluster of flowers accompanied by long strap like leaves.   Even though amaryllis are generally grown during the winter…

Easter lily care

How to pick an Easter lily Originating from the mountains of  Taiwan, the potted Easter lily (Lilium longiflorum) is the popular traditional plant of the Easter season.  The white trumpet shaped flowers are a symbol…

Saving Your Easter lily

  The blossoms on your Easter lily are starting to fade, you look at the plant and wonder now what. You don’t need to toss the plant. It can be saved to rebloom again year…