Holiday Garden Gifts: How To Force Bulbs, It’s Easy!

Holiday Garden Gifts: How To Force Bulbs, It's Easy

Forcing Bulbs Indoors

Imagine the dreary months of January and February, cold, bleak & windy ~ BUT you can easily add a touch of Spring inside your home by forcing bulbs ahead of time that will then bloom indoors during the winter months.

You will need : Paperwhites bulbs. a glass jar white pebbles water In a glass jar, make a bed of pebbles or glass beads. Orient each bulb with its flat side down and position it atop the pebbles bed. After each bulb has been seated, fill the spaces between the bulbs with more pebbles. Fill…

Forcing Paperwhites Bulbs in Water

Forcing Paperwhites bulbs in water. love these jars and forcing bulbs too.

One of the most fragrant flowers...Hyacinth

Charming shades of light and deep pink combine with creamy white and peachy pink to create the Berries and Cream Hyacinth Mix.Hyacinths are fragrant, perennial, pest resistant and easy to grow. 8 bulbs per pack.

Tulip Ice Cream is a blue ribbon winner in any garden display and an exotic-looking variety that you'll enjoy for many years. This bulb is unique and not readily found in markets. Plant in a high traffic area to enjoy as often as possible. Blooms late spring.

Tulip 'Ice Cream' - Bulb Tulipa New! This magnificent tulip definitely lives up to its name, as when in bloom it looks just like a delicious ice-cream - it looks almost good enough to eat. How Beautiful!

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are in full flower mid-January! Time to sow some early seeds.snow peas, arugula, lettuce and celery. Tomatoes and peppers in a couple weeks.

bulbs in a bowl

White hyacinth bulbs in a white bowl with frosty sprayed moss and twigs for a winter indoor display.

Dress up your windowsill with these beautiful, fragrant flowers. A few people are rediscovering the magic and charm of forced lily of the valley. Although a few mail-order sources still carry pre-chilled “pips” (what old-timey florists called the dormant bud with roots attached), you can do just as well by forcing your own lily of the valley. You will need to act quickly, before the ground freezes. www.ehow.com/...

Dress up your windowsill with these beautiful, fragrant flowers. A few people are rediscovering the magic and charm of forced lily of the valley. Although a few mail-order sources still carry pre-chilled “pips” (what old-timey florists called the dormant

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