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Spring is in the Air

March 19th, 2019

When I was at the United Farmer’s Market in Belfast on Saturday, I spotted some lovely tulips at the Willow Moon Florist booth. I don’t have any tulips in the garden and the ground is still deep in frost, nothing will be blooming any time soon. Since I needed some new spring photos for The Jojoba Company, I decided a bouquet of orange tulips would be perfect!

The tulips definitely brightened up our facebook page! Tulips are a favorite spring flower of mine, I definitely need to add some this fall.

What’s your favorite spring bulb?

2 Comments to “Spring is in the Air”
  1. David Bentz on March 19, 2019 at 9:28 am

    Susy, I’ve always like tulips in the Spring but the first to come up and bloom are the crocus. My Spring flower bed contains crocus, tulips, daffodils, and hyacinth. Too bad it only last about three to four weeks and then even the foliage is gone by the end of June. I’m planning on growing flowers in container pots to cover the dormant area this year. I’m not sure what to put in the containers as this bed doesn’t get a lot of sunshine. Any suggestions?

    Have a great Maine frozen ground day.

    Nebraska Dave

    P.S. I’m envious of the Farmer’s Market. We don’t have any Farmer’s markets open until almost June here in Nebraska.

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  2. Jodiana on April 2, 2019 at 8:01 pm

    Hi Susy. They sure are beautiful tulips. The color is stunning! Even more so b/c there is nothing blooming here except a couple snowdrop bulbs that got overlooked by the critters who have ravaged my gardens.

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