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Holiday Giving: Paperwhites

Giving to others is one of the best pleasures of the holidays and living gifts that bloom indoors brighten up even the darkest days of winter. Forcing bulbs has become a seasonal tradition for many. Narcissus paperwhites are simple and thoughtful gifts, easy to give and grow. Their snow white brilliance and musky sweet fragrance [...]
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Amaryllis: Barbados for the Holidays

If you’re new to growing amaryllis let Barbados inspire you. No, I’m not talking about the Caribbean Island, but the perfect winter pick me up. A NEW and simply beautiful amaryllis, Barbados bursts forth with magnificently deep velvety red blooms. Each petal has a clear white center stripe emerging from the flower’s chartreuse throat, creating [...]
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‘Tis the Season for Waxed Amaryllis

Deck the halls this season with the bulb that’s always ready to grow and sure to sparkle - waxed amaryllis. Blooming in only 4-6 weeks, each bulb produces 2-3 consecutive stems of stunning fiery red trumpet shaped flowers. Everything the bulb needs is within the wax coating, so there is no need to plant it [...]
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Fall Garden Chores: Dig & Store

Autumn’s dazzling colour show is at its peak and we’re busy raking leaves and putting the garden to bed. If you’re following a to-do list, remember to dig and store tender summer bulbs. With the first light frosts, yellowing and withering foliage is a sign that it’s time to lift corms, tubers, and rhizomes, or [...]
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Unusual and Wonderful Pollinator Bulbs

Accent the garden and create a nectar rich haven for the bees and other pollinators with these unusual and wonderful spring flowering bulbs. Oh, there’s nothing more satisfying or relaxing than watching bees draw to and land among the blooms. The World of Pollinator Bulbs... Ipheion ‘White Star’ – Spring Starflower The snow white star-shaped [...]
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Daffodil Delights: Trumpets of Spring

Bright, sunny, cheerful – spring just wouldn’t be the same without daffodils. Canadian gardeners love these easy-growing flower bulbs. Jubilant in dappled shade or sunshine. Leave daffodil bulbs in the ground and they will increase in size and number, returning to bloom for many years to come. Rich rewards for planting them just once. They [...]
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Looking for a Tulip?

It’s the first day of fall and a great reminder that spring is only six months away. Why not celebrate and go shopping for your favorite spring flowering bulb? Tulips are the most desired and inspire gardeners like no other flower with so many forms and colour variations, not to mention heights and blooming times. [...]
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Canadian Gardening: True North Blends for Fall 2017

Designed with Canadian climates and gardeners in mind, Florissa’s True North Blends inspire a beautiful spring. Whether you’re planting bulbs for the first time or you’re more seasoned with your Canadian gardening, True North Blends showcase the finest spring flowering bulbs.  Each collection combines varieties that are especially complimentary in colour and height, that bloom [...]
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New for Fall 2017: Deer Resistant Bulbs

Enjoy a beautiful spring even if deer are a common sight in your garden. Many spring flowering bulbs are deer resistant, as well as naturalizing, so they’ll flourish for years to come. That’s a tremendous amount of payback for the little effort of planting bulbs just once! Florissa’s extensive collection of deer resistant flowering bulbs [...]
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