Gardens

Steve Silk: Spring Bulbs

“Create bold swaths of color by planting seven or more bulbs in each cluster,” advises Steve Silk. “It’s better to use many of a few different kinds, rather than a few of many varieties. And to extend the season, plant early-, mid-, and late-flowering bulb varieties, especially with tulips and daffodils.” For photos and commentary, […]

By Yankee Magazine

Feb 10 2009

Flowers and Trees

Flowering trees — redbuds, magnolias, and sand cherries — vie for equal attention as they form a dazzling backdrop on the Silk/Emery Connecticut property.

Photo Credit : Brown, Richard
Flowering trees -- redbuds, magnolias, and sand cherries -- vie for equal attention as they form a dazzling backdrop on the Silk/Emery Connecticut property.
Flowering trees — redbuds, magnolias, and sand cherries — vie for equal attention as they form a dazzling backdrop on the Silk/Emery Connecticut property.
Photo Credit : Brown, Richard

“Create bold swaths of color by planting seven or more bulbs in each cluster,” advises Steve Silk. “It’s better to use many of a few different kinds, rather than a few of many varieties. And to extend the season, plant early-, mid-, and late-flowering bulb varieties, especially with tulips and daffodils.”

For photos and commentary, visit: clattervalleygardens.blogspot.com