Newsletter or Blog: Which Will You Like Best?
Although our newsletter has 25,000 subscribers, friends kept asking us “Why don’t you do a blog?” So now there are two different ways to enjoy our lively mix of bulb tips, news, garden history, links, sales, and more.
Newsletter: The Friends of Old Bulbs Gazette
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Newsletter Archives By Topic
Newsletter Archives By Date
(For earlier articles, see our Archives By Topic, above.)
#250, Jun. 2022: iris/daylilies for July, pollinators week, bulb tips for June
#249, May 2022: Spring sale, check your soil temperature, American Peony Society, HIPS
#248, Apr. 2022: shipping starts next week, OHG in Mary Jane's Farm, fertilizing tip
#247, Mar. 2022: spring shipping starts in April, top bulbs for spring planting, fertilize early
#246, Feb. 2022: spring catalog mailed, new iris and dahlias, stored dahlias, Kennicotts of Illinois
#245, Dec. 2021: Old Bulb News: gift certificates, spring 2022 catalog, Chelsea Garden Show
#244, Sep. 2021: shipping begins, tulip surplus, Garden Gate advice
#243, Aug. 2021: OHG in the New York Times, spring bulbs for sale, additional Hortus bulbs offered
#242, Jun. 2021: Scott’s last newsletter, summer iris sale, lily beetle IPM, dahlia video, crocus lawn
#241, Mar. 2021: bulbs for pollinators, planting for “hotumn,” the real Mrs. Darwin, just one lily
#240, Jan. 2021: ‘Ehemanii’ at Garden Museum, Chuck’s favorite lily, virtual daffodil confab
#239, Dec. 2020: antique catalog jigsaw puzzles, 1929 dahlias lost and found, books for giving
#238, Nov. 2020: spring bulb companions to plant now, new way to store glads, history of twine
#237, Oct. 2020: designer favorites, nameless daffodils in ADS shows, plant history in 50 fossils
#236, Sep. 2020: 3 top lilies, brilliant tulip combo, tips for picking dahlias, DaffLibrary.org
#235, Aug. 2020: historic Iowa gardens book, head gardeners’ picks for fall, heirloom roses
#234, Jul. 2020: tulips in July, picture book of American garden history, what’s that weed?
#233, Jun. 2020: great new peony book, ADS Top-25 daffs, American Garden stamps, etc.
#232, May 2020: YouTube hyacinths, books for comfort, AP reports on grandma’s gardens, etc.
#231, Mar. 2020: hundreds of antique iris catalogs online, better daffodil tips for spring, etc.
#230, Feb. 2020: native-plant love charm, tuberoses from 1530-1893, bold, bee-friendly ‘Bishop’
#229, Jan. 2020: new catalog, “freaking adorable” gladiolus, fragrant favorites
#228, Dec. 2019: 2624-year-old cypress, tallest daylily, small glads as “summer tulips,” etc.
#227, Oct. 2019: fall peony and iris protection, Martha’s dahlias, pheasant’s-eye genome, etc.