Yard, Garden & Patio Show
February 8-10, 2013
Produced by the Oregon Association of Nurseries
This beautiful, easy access facility has been the location of the most extensive Flower & Garden exposition in Oregon for many years. One where there are stunning display garden, fascinating lectures and plant bargains around every corner, making this a must-see in spring.
Our booth location is #1069. Enter through the doors under the big swinging pendulum. Have your hand stamped to easily take your new lilies back to the parking garage for safe-keeping, then come back in to see the rest of the show. B&D Lilies features wonderfully fragrant varieties of lily bulbs from our catalog, our special line of Purple Poppy seeds, Anne Marie's Organic Catnip and Money-Saving Show Specials.
Please Note: B&D Lilies is the ONLY company that attends the Yard, Garden & Patio Show that offers exclusively Northwest grown Lilies all on a natural growing cycle for western gardens, not quick thawed, frozen bulbs (or "pre-chilled" which is the forcing trade code word for frozen) from brokers intended for the cut flower greenhouses and then being sold under a banner of "Grower Direct".
While the others rely heavily on bulbs coming from Holland out of freezer storage facilities located in New Jersey and California as well as one based in New York with frozen storage facilities near Portland, their suppliers are simply brokers that buy and store frozen bulbs selected in Holland for the cut flower or forcing trade. This is something to keep in mind when choosing bulbs for your garden. These brokers do not even grow what they offer wholesale, they simply just buy and resell. Someone may say that they “never freeze” their bulbs, but they then also fail to mention their sources do. Your garden deserves the best and only with B&D Lilies do you get “home grown, garden fresh” lilies exclusively. Kept on a natural cycle in our coolers, your winter planted lily bulbs from B & D Lilies will finish their dormancy in your garden and not emerge too early during any warm spells as do those frozen bulbs.
Wild Lily bulbs making up the genus Lilium belong to the family Liliaceae comprising of approximately 200 genera made up of approximately 2,000 lily species. There are in the neighborhood of 110 to 120 Lilium
species depending on whose classification you reference. For the full article, click Knowledge Base