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Friday, November 11, 2011

My Kind of Gardening: Dig, Drop, Done! & A $5,000 Yard Makeover!

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Bulbs. Dig, Drop, Done. for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.

Curbside Chaos

Yard makeover? Yes, please. 

Here's a quick picture of my front "garden" I snapped with my phone this morning. 

Notice there's nothing in it!

So, when Social Sparks gave me the chance to talk about Dig, Drop, Done and Curbside Chaos, I took it!

Dig, Drop, Done is a fabulous website offering all the information you could imagine about planting bulbs. Something I knew nothing about. It's so simple. You literally dig a hole, drop the bulb, and you're done! Now that's my kind of gardening! 

If you're totally without a green thumb, like me, perhaps you're wondering-What the heck is a bulb?

"A flower bulb is really a self-contained flower factory. Within this marvelous little package is nearly everything the flower needs to come to life! Split a tulip open, for instance, and you'll see its baby flower bud, leaves, roots, stem and food supply. All bulbs need from you is to be placed in the ground at the appropriate season of the year, given a liberal drink of water then left to work their magic."

"Bulbs are a natural product. And, as such, follow a natural cycle of growth and rebirth. Enjoying their fabulous flowers means planting ahead; simply "dig, drop, done" in one season then "delight" in the next. Bulbs are among the easiest flowers to grow and also the most stunningly colorful to enjoy. Even the most novice gardener can create a breathtakingly beautiful spring, summer and fall garden with bulbs."

"Flower bulbs come in a seemingly limitless variety which makes them perfectly suitable for any garden design you can dream up. Planting just a few can easily provide beautiful color in your garden for several months. Daffodils are the first sign of spring and dahlias will bloom until frost hits the pumpkins."

Dig, Drop, Done also has tips on where to buy bulbs and when to plant them. That's key for me. I never know when to plant anything. PLUS there's a fabulous gallery of ideas that left me inspired to get planting!

Gorgeous, right?

Fresh flowers bring such beauty to a space! I'm totally trying these out as soon the season is right! 

Not sure when to plant? Well, Curbside Chaos has an awesome tool! The Garden Guru.

You simply pick your country, region, type of bulb you want to plant, and the Garden Guru will give you a planting guide including when to plant and how to care for your bulbs. LOVE IT!

Here's a shot of my guide. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Curbside Chaos is also giving away a $5,000 yard makeover! The lucky winner will recieve a visit from Taniya Nayak, who will give tips on the best landscaping for your yard and tips on incorporating flower bulbs into your landscape. To enter visit Curbside Chaos, upload a picture  of your yard in need, and cross your fingers!

Gardening is something that I simply wish I did better, but never get to. I can so relate to Marcy's statement!

"Honestly, between the kids, the house, the dog and a part-time job, my life is pretty crazy. I'm always looking for simpler ways to take care of the things I have to do so I can spend more time on other things ... like time with my munchkins. To me, bulbs are probably the easiest way to bring some beauty to my life."

If bulbs are a simple and easy way to bring some beauty to the interior and exterior of my home, I'm in! 

 

For more information about bulbs visit www.digdropdone.com to learn more!

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2 Comments:

At November 11, 2011 at 4:58 PM , Blogger becca said...

pretty makeover

 
At November 11, 2011 at 6:37 PM , Blogger MiMi said...

I have a black thumb.
True story.
I just smashed it with a hammer on accident. :)

 

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