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…

Growing Tulips: A Toronto Master Gardeners Guide

A tulip is a true bulb. A true bulb is a structure containing a modified stem in the form of a basal plate, scales or rings, a shoot and a protective tunic. In short, it is a miniature plant containing…

Tulips not blooming

I planted 100 tulips in a sunny bed in 2003. Last year, there were only 50 blooms and this year only 6! What’s happening?…

Bulbs for Naturalizing: A Toronto Master Gardeners Guide

  Spring flowering bulbs add colour and interest to an area as they often bloom earlier than other flowers. Some add fall colour. This gardening guide provides information related to choosing and growing ornamental bulbs that naturalize easily. The information…