Outdoor

Spring Anemones
© GMH/Bettina Banse
Submitted by
greenduck

Early-blooming anemones are some of the plant world’s most charming creations. It’s such a joy to see them, seemingly overnight, transform the ground beneath under trees and shrubs into a lush carpet of color.

Instant hedges
© Mobilane
Submitted by
greenduck

A living privacy screen – quick, secure, durable. Hedges shield from prying eyes and trespassers, keep the wind at bay, and provide a backdrop for garden blossoms.

Narzissus
© BBH
Submitted by
greenduck

Houseplant for the month of February 2016: Pot narcissi are a fabulous harbinger of spring which can give great pleasure if the plant is cared for properly.

Hyazinth
© BBH
Submitted by
greenduck

Houseplant for the month of December 2015: Some houseplants are just bursting with amazing qualities and we can say the same for the Hyacinth. Let’s count them: the plant has a bulb, loads of flowers, a gorgeous smell and a dramatic story.

Flower Bulbs
© Fluwel

Author: 

greenduck

It’s one of those little natural wonders, the blossoming of daffodils, tulips, and other flowering bulbs, the way they magically spring from the ground and herald fresh joy in the garden.

Daffodils
© Heinrich Lange / pixelio

Author: 

greenduck

To get lush flowers grow from inconspicuous bulbs next spring, you have to put them in the ground within the next few weeks. Most spring bulbs such as tulips, crocus and daffodils are easy to maintain and remain at the same location where they spread by means of daughter bulbs creating a larger carpets of flowers each year.

Cyclamen persicum
© GMH
Submitted by
greenduck

Thanks to new varieties and modern production methods, particularly small and low-growing types of cyclamen (Cyclamen persicum) have become great choices for growing outdoors in boxes or containers.



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