Hyacinths growing in glass vases with water. (Photo by Jodi DeLong)

Forcing bulbs and dreaming of spring

Jodi DeLong

If you still have some bulbs to plant, try growing them in containers indoors. Forcing bulbs provides mid-winter blooms.

4 fabulous ways to harvest homegrown garlic

Carol Pope

Among the healthiest foods we can eat, homegrown garlic is antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant. Garlic can be enjoyed four ways: as young or mature bulbs, scapes and greens.

Martagon lily from Vesey's

Time for more Martagon lilies

Judith Adam

The flowers resemble butterflies in flight, says Judith Adam about Martagon lilies. Their appeal includes tall skinny stems and speckled petals.

Time to order snowdrops

Judith Adam

Order snowdrops now to get them safely planted by the end of September. Snowdrop bulbs require early planting if they’re to flourish.