Month: December 2008

Planted 100 bulbs before the storm

Today, we’re getting a blast of Arctic air. The day started with the “warm before the storm” at about 45 degrees, and then in a few hours it dropped to around 25 and then got worse. As the snow was beginning to fall, I went out to plant daffodil and hyacinth bulbs. I’ve had them […]

My seed inventory, winter 2008-09

A few days ago, I was walking in downtown Salt Lake City, and I saw some very cool Paperbark maples at the LDS Church Conference Center. I like small maples. Well, I actually like all maples. These ones have a papery, peeling bark that gives them some visual interest even when they’re dormant in the […]

Utah wildflower resource online

A friend on GardenWeb found an interesting website about Utah wildflowers (and weeds). It has quite a bit of information. Take a look at:

Another way to sprout maple seeds

Someone posted a followup on a message I placed last July on about Japanese maple seedlings. The followup asked for more advice about stratifying the seeds and getting them to sprout. This guy posted a response about his method of sprouting them, and it sounds faster than what I did in 2007. He also […]