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Steve Silk: Spring Bulbs

Steve Silk: Spring Bulbs
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by in Mar 2009
Flowering trees -- redbuds, magnolias, and sand cherries -- vie for equal attention as they form a dazzling backdrop on the Silk/Emery Connecticut property.

Photo/Art by Richard BrownFlowering trees — redbuds, magnolias, and sand cherries — vie for equal attention as they form a dazzling backdrop on the Silk/Emery Connecticut property.

“Create bold swaths of color by planting seven or more bulbs in each cluster,” advises Steve Silk. “It’s better to use many of a few different kinds, rather than a few of many varieties. And to extend the season, plant early-, mid-, and late-flowering bulb varieties, especially with tulips and daffodils.”

For photos and commentary, visit: clattervalleygardens.blogspot.com

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