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Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392279-048
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9227-9
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-044
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
...them to be left undisturbed for a long time. Some of mine are still blooming well after being in the ground for seven or eight years. August 18, 1957 specialty bulbs arly in January, when the bulb catalogues begin to arrive, I make a Elist of bulbs to...
Published: 07 February 2007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... tthree Bulbs, Corms, and Tubers planting bulbs, corms, and tubers he time to plant bulbs is as soon as possible after they have been Ttaken up, or as soon as they are available. This is particularly true of da√odils. You will be told...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-041
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... Gardeners are not agreed on the best depths for planting da√odils. Northerners plant them deeper than we do on account of frost. Three to four inches is all right in the South, but some say that deeper planting keeps the bulbs cool in summer; and the deeper they are planted the less often...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-042
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
...Colonel Wolfe, who grows daylilies and rare bulbs in his garden in Orangeburg. Colonel Wolfe says he will soon have a new catalogue. Crinums begin to bloom in June and from July through September there are the lycorises, and in September the shining sternbergias that look like...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-040
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... tthree Bulbs, Corms, and Tubers planting bulbs, corms, and tubers he time to plant bulbs is as soon as possible after they have been Ttaken up, or as soon as they are available. This is particularly true of da√odils. You will be told about...
Published: 04 July 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387008-084
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8700-8
... Sleeping with Stars and Bulbs, Time and Its Signs Now the year is gone, I lie proleptically Down in the same winter in which I Began to run. Trees taller than this pillow Of earth their leaves feather is round Stand above. Dreams falter near the...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-046
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... get the cheaper plant it usually does better than the more expensive kinds. I think that another reason that I was at last successful is that I got the bulb from the West Coast. Heretofore I had planted imported bulbs. They should be set in deep, rich loam, some recommend old manure...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-049
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... Although it has been in gardens so long, and is one of the easiest bulbs to grow, the surprise lily has never become common. One reason is that it has always been expensive. People who wouldn’t hesitate to pay ten dollars for a camellia won’t consider paying a dollar for a...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-048
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... this climate) is L. san- guinea, which has small, scarlet flowers. Last year I thought I would give it another trial, and I planted a dozen bulbs in various parts of the garden, but I have had no bloom. They may pop up some time when I have forgotten all about them. I often wonder...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-043
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... 70 bulbs, corms, and tubers handsome da√odil has one fault. Its nice long stems get very limp when the spring frosts are severe. They usually sti√en again when the sun comes out, but sometimes they don’t. It is good for cutting, and lasts a long time in the house. All of these are...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-050
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... these have bloomed when the bulbs were planted very late. All lily bulbs should be planted the minute they come. Reliable growers pack them so they will not dry out on the way, but this is all in vain if the gardener lets them lie around in a heated house. The ones that I have mentioned (except the...
Published: 04 July 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387008-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8700-8
..., Releasing soaked-in light in lightning bugs’ effervescence. I hung on his words by the bulb as they lanterned into our old pecan Topheavy with darkening foliage. I remember a desert soldier As equipped in Mechanix Illustrated: his pack his boots his Thompson gun, These articles of...
Book Chapter

By Rafael Campo
Book: The Enemy
Published: 17 April 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389576-039
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8957-6
...; they wink at us with every chilling breeze. And so I see us planting these, how gently you delivered each small bulb to its dark hole, so carefully it made me love you more. And so it’s come to this, the play of light through colors I remember, helped create, and know will only last a week or...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-045
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... was midsummer and that I found the staking necessary. I planted it in March in semi-shade, where it did very well though it is said to tolerate full sun. Any soil will do, and the crown of the bulbs should be an inch deep. The spotted leaves and the slender scapes with their pineapple topknot of...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-031
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... plant all his bulbs in baskets and he doesn’t like that a bit. The lily diseases are three: botrytis, which can be entirely controlled by systematic spraying; basal rot, which can be controlled only by discarding infected bulbs and sterilizing the soil; and mosaic, for which there is at...
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378686-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7868-6
.... Baton Rouge, La.: Claitor's, 1977. The Little Bulbs: A Tale of Two Gardens. New York: Criterion Books, 1957. Reprint. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1986. Mathew, Brian. "A Review of the Genus Tricyrtis," Plantsman 6, pt. 4 (March 1985): 193...
Published: 04 July 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387008-025
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8700-8
...-ringed horizon of trees, as I fought on For the moment we could signal a roof above the gas pumps To blaze up its pantheon of bulbs into creek-water evening, When field moths would orbit their wattage like foliage in motion. 33 ...
Book Chapter

By James Applewhite
Published: 04 July 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387008-039
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8700-8
... walked, holding hands, Toward the rides: Roller Coaster. Dive Bomber. We sat in the Ferris wheel, throbbing With its engine, as it hurried us backward, To show a black polish, the lake like marble Under stars, bulbs on its opposite...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-047
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... ne- glect) sent me a bulb of L. caldwellii, named for Sam Caldwell. Just bulbs, corms, and tubers 77 before the Communists took over, Mr. Hayward had imported it from China, as L. aurea. Fortunately for us, it was not L. aurea, which is unsatisfactory here...