The Anemone family is a large one, but it is Anemone Coronaria, or poppy-flowered Anemone, which is the gem of the fall planting selection. The common name for these showy plants is Wind Flowers, which refers to their soft, breeze-fluttered blooms that add movement and life to gardens. With contrasting centers and single or double [...]
Daffodils, the flowers symbolising friendship, are one of the most popular flowers exclusively due to their unmatched beauty. Daffodils belong to the genus Narcissus. Sometimes the word Narcissus is used for them. Narcissus is the Latin or botanical name for all daffodils, just as ilex is for hollies. Daffodil is the common name for all [...]
Question: How do I keep the squirrels from digging up and eating my newly planted bulbs ?
Answer: Squirrels consider tulip bulbs to be the equivalent of candy. There are several things you can try, but if there are a lot of squirrels where you live it may be better to plant daffodils instead. You [...]