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Gardening: Daffodils signal spring is coming

Spring is out there somewhere. I caught a glimpse of it during a layover in Wales on my way back from Africa. It was wonderful.

In the garden: Spring-blooming bulbs brighten up the garden

As spring unfolds in my garden, I’m treated to dozens of delightful surprises in the form of spring-blooming bulbs. These flowers are my reward for making it through what has …

In the 17th century tulip bulb mania created the world’s first speculative bubble

In the 1600s the price of tulip bulbs in Holland soared. A single bulb could cost more than a house and in some cases tulip bulbs were used as a …

It’s sprawl - not pests - that pose the biggest threat to Skagit Valley tulip fields

The Skagit Valley’s proximity to bustling cities brings the pressures of development to the doorstep of farmers.

A year in the fields: Skagit Valley the heart of U.S. tulips, drawing hordes each spring

The Skagit Valley’s roughly 450 acres of tulips represent 75 percent of U.S. commercial production. About 300,000 people visit the fields during the month-long annual tulip festival in April. Those …

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival still going strong

The overcast weather Saturday didn’t stop visitors from hundreds, and even thousands, of miles away from attending the second-to-last weekend of the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival.

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival expects April flowers after two years of early blooms

The tulips are set to bloom on time for the 34th annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, which runs during the month of April.

Tulip blooms a sight to behold

Spring is official when the tulips emerge from their winter home. The Northwest is fortunate to have two spectacular tulip festivals to view the process.

Plant bulbs now for flashy spring

Want color next spring to brighten your dull, winter-trashed garden? Now is the time to plant spring bulbs. Tulips are one the most popular bulbs because they come in such …

Tulips, daisies create slice of sunshine

This Easter add a little sunshine to your home with this bright and refreshing arrangement. To make your own jar floral sunshine, place a large bunch of yellow tulips in …