Monthly Archives: March 2012

RANUNCULUS-PERSIAN BUTTERCUP My first exposure to the Ranunculus family came when I was about six. We moved into a house that had a south-facing slope. During the first spring of our residence the hillside became covered almost overnight with Ranunculus repens, Creeping Buttercup. I don’t think my parents were all that excited, as this species […]

NARCISSUS ‘TETE A TETE’ There are several other types of bulbs that bloom earlier in the spring garden but few combine the ‘cute as a button’ charm, steadfastness and ease of availability of the ‘Tete a Tete’ miniature daffodil. Growers are able to force this variety by planting them in winter and then cooling the […]