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Bulb Hunter Giveaway!

In an effort to say THANK YOU! to our wonderful followers, we’re going to periodically be giving away random gift certificates or bulbs to our readers! Be sure to subscribe to receive e-mail notifications on the right hand side of the screen, so you’ll be one of the first to hear of upcoming offers. Would

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Reclaiming the Cold Frame

We had a busy day on the farm, and just about have the cold frame back up and running! That means some fresh seed crop bulbs in about 9-12 months. Rebecca noted that I had my first farmer’s tan of the year. My wife’s sister and her husband came at the end of the work

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Some Purple Blooming Flowers

I thought I’d share some of the flowers from the farm today. Already starting to bloom are the pink rain lilies (Zephyranthes grandiflora). They are for sale on our website here if you want to buy some. I think they are pretty by themselves, but one of my favorite combinations is to see them used […]

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Blooming in Golden

Here on the farm and around Golden guess who is waking up from a long summer’s nap… Rhodophiala bifida Oxblood Lily Stretching, yawning and reaching towards the sun, these little beauties remind me that summer is on its way out. Across the South in late August, boy, oh boy, do we need these little guys’ […]

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True Story.

Maybe three weeks ago, this Hymenocallis ‘Tropical Giant’ was lying in our shed. There he sat alone, forgotten, abandoned for six months or more. Why? While harvesting this bulb, the gardener had unfortunately speared him with his or her shovel creating a giant gash in its side. Unless you are extremely careful when harvesting, this […]

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Sisters, Corvette and a Few Spring Blooming Bulbs

What better way to start off the week, than by recruiting a sister who just happened to be in the area to help package bulbs!!? The Southern Bulb Farm never gets this classy of a visitor. Of course I mean you, Steph, and not your flashy, zippity, gorgeous vehicle. Thanks for driving us into Mineola […]

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