This week we conclude Charlie Nardozzi’s guest blog series with a piece about his favorite show-stopping bloomers – Dahlias and Gladiolus. Charlie is a nationally recognized garden writer, speaker, radio, and television personality. Stay tuned throughout the gardening season for more guest bloggers from the gardening world.
February 15, 2012
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Tags: big color, color in the garden, dahlias, garden planning, gladiolus, planting dahlias В· Posted in: Flower Bulbs, Gardening in Spring and Summer, How-Tos
A simple trick to get long-lasting color from your bulb garden is to layer the bulbs at planting time. In general, the larger the bulb, the deeper it should be planted. To layer bulbs, you plant the largest bulbs first, then plant smaller bulbs in layers above them. Here’s how: 1. Choose a variety of [...]