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Thursday, November 5, 2009

It's Bulb Planting Time!

Come on into my garden shed.

You will see a pile of bulbs (about 1000) patiently waiting to be pulled from the sacks and boxes and tucked into the ground. When bulbs arrive at the garden centers in September, I go a bit crazy purchasing my favorites—and this year is no exception. November and December is bulb-planting time, so you know where you can find me for the next couple of months.

Next spring, I want my garden to look like this:

I’d be happy with this:

I'd really settle for this. Do you think my dreams are too big?

I suppose I've gone a bit overboard. I don’t know if I even have enough bare dirt for all those bulbs…..

Hmmm....you never know, perhaps your garden just might get a visit from a bulb phantom…..If you see a newly tilled spot in your yard, and you know you didn’t create it, you might be in for a bit of a treat come spring.

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