Category Archives: Flowers

Eddie’s Corner: Start Now for Spring Flowering Bulbs

By Eddie Ayers, County Extension Agent, October 22, 2015

BulbsWith the recent cool weather, does the thought of a long cold winter have you down? Have you considered a landscape full of spring flowering bulbs? It’s that burst of spring color that makes you feel good. Best of all, most spring flowering bulbs aren’t expensive or hard to grow. What those gorgeous spring flowers do require, though, is that you start working on this project in the fall. Spring flowering bulbs must go through a period of cold temperatures before they will sprout in the spring. Because of this process, purchase bulbs from a commercial source now to be sure you get the high-quality bulbs you want in time to plant them.  Continue reading

Eddie’s Corner: Picture-Perfect Pansies This Season

By Eddie Ayers, County Extension Agent, October 15, 2015

PansiesHave you pulled up your summer annuals yet? Mid October is the traditional time to do such a task, the reason being that we want to make room for those fall and winter pansies.  Continue reading