Amaryllis – planting outside

I purchased several amaryllis plants and also have some from a previous year. The old ones were planted outside in the garden and fertilized. Some have bloomed but not as well as the previous year. All them were planted in…

How do we keep squirrels from eating our tulip bulbs?

We want to plant a bed of about 200 tulips this fall, and have heard that there’s something that can be sprinkled around the bulbs to keep the squirrels from digging them up. We live in Toronto and have a…

planting fall bulbs

Hi – is it feasible to plant tulips, daffodils, etc. in a planter, such a a half barrel, rather than in the ground? Will they be protected enough from the cold? What if the planters are stored for the winter…

Calla Lilies

Last spring I planted several calla lily bulbs in pots and had a lot of blooms. I wintered them over in soil in my basement. However, I think my basement is too warm and when I finally retreived the lilies…

Spring Bulb Planting

Our school, in Toronto, is planning a bulb sale fundraiser. We expect to end up with a large quantity of spring flowering bulbs for the students to plant. Should we plan to plant them this spring or wait until the…