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What should I do after tulips fade in spring? What about daffodils?

After tulip flowers have faded, "dead-head" them by clipping off the faded blooms so that they won't go to seed. Narcissi (daffodils) do not require dead-heading, just leave as is. The main requirement for bulb flowers in the post-bloom period is to ...


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Spring Alphabet

bBlue Grape hyacinth

Blue Grape hyacinth

Almost everyone knows the lovely blue grape hyacinth; the first flowers appear above the ground at the beginning of March. The white type and the double species 'Blue Spike', are, however, less well known. Grape hyacinths are fantastic garden plants, but are also suitable for use as cut flowers. This would seem to justify planting a patch of them in an unused corner of the garden.

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