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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The Old House Gardens Blog
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Newsletter Archives By Topic
Newsletter Archives By Date
(For earlier articles, see our Archives By Topic, above.)
#266, Oct. 2023: (almost) last chance for fall bulbs, snowdrops at warp speed, tazettas in Japan, "Good gardeners are always young in spirit"
#265, Oct. 2023: fall shipping has started, planting tips for critters, sternbergia/cyclamen blooming
#264, Sep. 2023: fall shipping starting soon (tell us if you moved), dahlia tips, easy fall clean-up
#263, Aug. 2023: farm updates, new Hortus bulbs, Rita's recommendation, sad news from overseas
#262, Jul. 2023: order summer-shipped iris/daylilies until July 26th, daylily bouquets
#261, Jun. 2023: new iris and peonies, staff-favorite iris, bulb tips for June, OHG's new farmland
#260, May 2023: iris/daylilies for summer, May in Michigan, new daffs, growing cormlets, making peony bouquets last longer
#259, Apr. 2023: shipping starts soon, save 10-25% on select varieties, new daffs, celebrate spring, eye up dahlias
#258, Mar. 2023: shipping in April, favorite dahlias, new crocus, early spring garden tips
#257, Feb. 2023: order for spring now, 200,000 tulips in Amsterdam, daffodils for display
#256, Jan. 2023: Happy 2023!, new spring bulbs, 'Ehemanii' canna, Emily Dickinson - poet and botanist, check your stored tubers
#255, Dec. 2022: Thank you and happy holidays! New 2023 dahlias, our gift certificates, plant your bulbs
#254, Oct. 2022: end of season sale, forcing bulbs indoors, habitat for insects
#253, Oct. 2022: Old Bulb News: shipping started, top 5 fall questions, Alan Shipp's hyacinths, dahlias and glads
#252, Sep. 2022: fall shipping starting soon, Brand Peony Farms, new daylilies, fall clean-up
#251, Aug. 2022: new hyacinths, daffodils, and dwarf iris, dahlias in hot summers, Chelsea Garden Show
#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