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From Bumps to Bulbs: Summer in Review Part 8

From Bumps to Bulbs: Summer in Review Part 8

***This is the second to the last blog of our summer review.  It is a short one.  The last one will take us up to the fall.  By the way, our website incorrectly marked our oxblood lilies as sold out. WE STILL HAVE SOME! I have made the change at www.southernbulbs.com and they are now […]

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Bulbs and Buddies, Saturday Sept 20th, 10AM – 3PM, Tomball, TX

Bulbs and Buddies, Saturday Sept 20th, 10AM – 3PM, Tomball, TX

Just a friendly reminder for all you gardeners in the Houston area! Chris and Heidi Sheesley of Treesearch Farms are presenting at the Arbor Gate this Saturday at 10AM. The Arbor Gate is an enchanting garden center with beautiful landscapes, fantastic plant materials, and cheerful, hands on experts to assist with your fall planting needs. Plenty […]

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From Bumps to Bulbs: Summer in Review Part 7

From Bumps to Bulbs: Summer in Review Part 7

Well, I didn’t quite get all of my summer reviews in before our new addition of Josephine Grace (still working on the nick name), but there is some good material and photos in the series so I’m going to keep them coming. After enjoying our time with Dr. Welch, enjoying the chicken, and enjoying the […]

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From Bump to Baby!

From Bump to Baby!

We are so overwhelmed with joy and happiness to announce that the bump is gone, and we welcome into the world Josephine Grace Wiesinger! 7lbs. 20” She came to us at 5:14AM Thursday morning. A big thank you to Stacy, for your love and support to get us through the night. For all of you […]

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From Bumps to Bulbs: Summer in Review Part 6

From Bumps to Bulbs: Summer in Review Part 6

After Houston it was back to the farm where our beautiful Crinum ‘Bradley’ bulbs were in full bloom. These are the SAME BULBS WE SHARED THIS YEAR through the newsletter “The Bulb Hunter”! We only had 18 nice big bulbs out of these clumps though, and they sold out the same day we sent the […]

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From Bumps to Bulbs: Summer in Review Part 5

From Bumps to Bulbs: Summer in Review Part 5

After my quick trip to El Paso, it was back to the farm to check on the freshly planted antique roses and meet a shipment of some lent lilies that an Oklahoman bulb farmer was divesting themselves of.  The shipment of bulbs is on the tailgate of my truck, and the rose you see is […]

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From Bumps to Bulbs: Summer in Review Part 4

From Bumps to Bulbs: Summer in Review Part 4

We made it back to the farm after our trip across the South and the only really exciting thing to mention was the fact that the original milk and wine lily crinums had now put on their gigantic seed pods where flowers had once been. These pods eventually pull the flower stalks down to the […]

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Another Day in the Mud

Another Day in the Mud

I hate getting stuck.  Did anyone out there read my latest book “The Bulb Hunter” and remember the chapter where I got stuck on the coldest day of the year?  Well, today wasn’t the coldest day in the year, but it sure was frigid and I managed to get stuck.  It was an enticing 30 […]

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September Speaking Schedule

September Speaking Schedule

Happy Thursday! Just wanted to give everyone a heads up on Chris’ speaking engagements that are open to the public this month!  – Saturday, September 14, 10:00AM Tomball, TX– Bulbs and Buddies – The Arbor Gate The Arbor Gate’s Bulbs and buddies event kicks off at 10AM with a seminar presented by Chris and Heidi Sheesley […]

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All The Crinums Are Blooming

All The Crinums Are Blooming

The rain really has the crinums blooming on the farm for another spectacular round. We haven’t seen a great second bloom out of Crinum ‘Bradley’ but the milk and wine lilies (Crinum x herbertii) and ‘Carol Abbott’ bulbs are all on their 3rd bloom! Of course, the ‘Ellen Bosanquet’ bulbs, which are in their prime […]

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