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Champion Lawn Care
(770) 649-0818
3000 Old Alabama Rd. Suite 119-346
Alpharetta, GA

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K&D Lawn Care Solutions
(678) 361-3564
2195 Pebble Rd
Lawrenceville, GA

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Bailey Construction & Landscape Group, Inc.
(770) 972-1112
3585 Lenora Church Rd
Snellville, GA

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Hunter Landscaping
(404) 353-0441
715 Riverhaven DR
Suwanee, GA
 
RW Lawns
(678) 546-9177
4850 Sugarloaf Parkway Suite 209-337
Lawrenceville, GA
 
Putting At Home, Ltd
(770) 896-4295
6050 Peachtree Parkway 240-241
Norcross, GA

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Lawnsouth
(770) 642-7713
36 Woodstock Street
Roswell, GA

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Chris' Landscape And Pressure Washing
(770) 956-8313
500 Smithstone Road
Marietta, GA

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Lancaster Turf Management
(678) 472-3888
391 Hunter Street
Norcross, GA
 
Spartan Lawn & Landscape, LLC
(678) 807-4336
5174 McGinnis Ferry Road, #152
Alpharetta, GA
 
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Indoor Garden

Forcing Bulbs for Your
Own Indoor Garden

home remodeling articles and tips

By Kathy Hester

I really miss my garden during the long dark time of winter. So I make a winter garden by forcing spring bulbs to bloom inside. In garden stores, you'll see kits that have paper whites, hyacinth, and amaryllis, but you can save some money and make your own.

Most bulbs need to be chilled before planting to simulate the winter months. However, paperwhites and Amaryllis do not which is one of the reasons they are so popular for forcing. You can also grow freesias, bluebells, fairy lily, and calla lilies to break away from the standard fare. They also do not require chilling to bloom.

You can purchase a special bulb vase that has a thin body that opens to a wide mouth to keep the bulbs from getting too wet. Sometimes you can pick them up at a thrift store or on sale right before the spring. This is sometimes called 'water forcing'. You can even force Hyacinth bulbs without it. Insert toothpicks and put into a drinking glass like you grow an avocado seed as a house plant. They also look beautiful in a Noritake coffee cup. Make sure the roots stay wet, but the bulb stays fairly dry. Hyacinths, crocus, and narcissus love to be grown this way.

Use a waterproof pan or bowl and fill it with gravel or small river rocks. Now sit your bulbs into the pan so that they can stand up on their own, and that there is enough gravel below the bulb to keep them from rotting. I like to use a glass bowl so I can check the water level just by looking. Paper whites do great with this method, and they look amazing since they grow in bunches.

You can also plant them in pots of dirt. This is the way most bulbs that require chilling are forced. You usually need to plan this ahead of time since you will need to chill the bulbs for 8 - 12 weeks before they can be forced. They need the cold, but should not be subjected to freezing temperatures, so leave them in a root ce...

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