Posts tagged with "bulb"

08. October 2016
autumn, sternbergia, small sunny garden, desert garden, amy myers, photography
Bulbous plants were my first loves in gardening. Their substance, their wonderful textures, their resilience, their often brilliant colors, their very propensity to grow, bloom, and quietly disappear again -- I love it all. As a rule, I grew spring- and summer-blooming bulbs in my first garden but did not venture much into the autumn flowering types. And while I adored the big, splashy types, such as large-cupped narcissus and border tulips in spring and oriental lilies in summer, I grew to...