to the 29th Fedco Bulbs seasonal offering of fall-planted
flowerbulbs, seed garlic, and hardy perennials, with some
complementary soil amendments and tools.
been fortunate this year to have had a reasonable spring blooming
season here in south central Maine. A goodly mix of sun, needed
rain, some early warm weather, and a cool enough May for blooms
to hold “on the hoof” for lengthy periods has
allowed us to reap the beauty that we did “sow”
last fall. I hope you had the same bloomin’ good time.
continue to rotate in (and out) Maine-grown varieties to allow
you to get a sampling of what our far northeastern corner
of the U.S. can produce. Our growers often need to “grow
up” their bulb stock one year to supply us the next;
including some of the narcissus and daylilies which are BACK!
this year. This year we offer six varieties of Maine
Grown seed garlic, two of fall-flowering colchicum,
a Siberian iris, four narcissus and two daylilies. Note that
some supplies are limited, so order early. Also note the NEW!
varieties and the good deals
One of our goals is to increase
the number of crops local Maine agriculture can produce for
Fedco Bulbs is a part of Fedco
Seeds Inc, a consumer/worker cooperative. We put out two other
catalogs per year: Fedco Trees, with small fruits and berries,
ornamentals, perennials, fruit trees and shade trees; and
Fedco Seeds, with garden seeds, seed potatoes, and farm and
garden supplies. Let us know if you’d like a copy for
yourself or a bundle for your group or co-op.
Write or email us with your
suggestions, questions and comments. On behalf of the Bulbs
crew, thank you and happy growing.