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Bulb Life: From Robert’s Eyes

A crowded mass of roots from a packed pot of Crinum ‘Summer Nocturne’ Breaking up the pots of bulbs proved harder than usual. These bulbs were so large and had so many babies (offsets or bulblets is probably a better term) on each bulb, that I spent about 15 minutes per pot. Some of them […]

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Back in the Saddle with Crinums

Back in the saddle again and working with Crinums.  We are displaced in Houston right now as the cabin undergoes some renovations (we’ll take pictures as soon as we make it back up later this weekend). In the mean time, SouthernBulbs.com sold out of bulbs while I was gone…yahoo!  That means lots of good bulbs […]

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“…The bookcase??? Whatever Rebecca wants would be my choice…” – Mary

Yesterday the dust cleared enough for us to begin playing the game of catch up! First of all…bulbs.  Crinums are beginning to bloom everywhere.  We went through a period of drought, but as many of you know, crinums will survive this without any problem.  But, it is always the rain that really triggers them to […]

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Back in Texas & Your Opinion Needed

We finally have a full day back in Texas!!!  Time for more videos and pics from London, England, and the Chelsea Flower show.  Today our June issue of our newsletter “The Bulb Hunter” is released, and we have some fresh updates from the red cabin, and we need your help with a question about the […]

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Wedding Bells & Honeymoon

My bachelor days are over! Wedding bells have rung. And now Rebecca Joy and I begin our lives together in the red cabin. The wedding took place in The Woodlands at Grace Presbyterian and we had an outdoor (hot) reception. We were extremely blessed to have the gift of an island vacation. My eyes, of […]

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Radier and Les Vaux–Day 6

We hit two principal gardens today, Radier Manor and Les Vaux. We ran into a nice Jersey Bean (Someone born and bred on Jersey) and he pointed out some great Byzantine gladiolus they have on the island. After this we waited at a fishing village, where residents were out taking some sun and our participants

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