Birches & Bulbs

This trio of birches will be bare any day, but right now its golden tones are beautiful.

We’re in the midst of planting 580 tulip bulbs. I couldn’t get it done without help from my sister, Meg, who made the move to Washington in October. Most of the bulbs are from Colorblends and VanEngelen, and almost all are going into containers which are much easier to protect from squirrels and dreaded rot. The first few varieties below are purported to be best for perennializing, so we shall see. We look forward to a great display of the following varieties:

Big Apricot
Big Eartha
Beauty of Spring
French Blend – my favorites from Spring 2019
Pretty Princess – check out the variegated foliage!
White Marvel
Angelique – can’t have Spring without these