Falmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada


A view of Windsor Nova Scotia from Falmouth CIRA 1950

Viewing Windsor, the Gateway to the Annapolis Valley from Falmouth

The Annapolis Valley Nova Scotia

The Valley today, viewed from the Lookoff


Welcome to Lilies from the Valley

!!! Giving Lilies a chance to GROW again !!!
Oriental and Asiatic previously cut, commercially grown bulbs
 


 

* Only for sale in Canada at this time, sorry *


Things you should know

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 NEW NOTICE OF POLICY CHANGE
 

I am sorry to say that due to logistics and issues with where I previously obtained my lily bulbs,
I now have to purchase at least 80% of all my bulbs from a supplier which are not previously grown and 
recycled the bulbs are freshly harvested and ready to bloom for the commercial industry.
They are kept in crates with coconut/peat moss no soil so no chance of any pests in a large commercial cooler 
set at a temperature to prevent growth until shipped.
They come straight from a cooler where they are stored and await the heat to start growing.
There is no need of me vernalizing the bulbs, as they are already to spring forth days after planting...

Due to purchasing new product certain benefits that I had been able to establish years ago,
I can no longer employ. IE: Such as freebie dozens for certain levels of purchase price.
I may be able to substitute other types of bulbs in those circumstances and will contact those customers who
have reached that volume purchase point.
If circumstances change back to what they had been in the past I will gladly re-employ those benefits and will notify the website if and when that occurs.
Based on what my purchase cost prices are, my web page prices will have to be modified to reflect that.

**When and where I can, I will keep the price the same which was one dozen for $10.00.
Certain types and varieties of bulbs I may now have to sell per bulb. Again this is a difficult choice
and will endeavour to keep prices as low as possible for the customer. **

Large volume purchases will be priced accordingly.
The free shipping on volume purchases will remain the same at this time.
I am revisiting the shipping costs to see how I can keep the price reasonable.
If you have any questions, please email me. Please remember also that I do work a full time job which 
has certain rush times that makes checking or replying to emails possibly delayed.
Thank you for your patience and your understanding during this time..


 
 
News and tips

Late winter and going into early 2017 the weather has been up and down
in Nova Scotia and possibly all around Canada. Hopefully bulbs and perennials have not heaved out of the ground. Since there is no real snow cover here one worries if the rain and ground water has penetrated into root balls and bulbs. There will be a
chance if it has that
 a) there has been damage resulting in lost plants
 b) plants will be later in waking up and starting to grow...
all plants should at least start showing signs of life by the end of May.
If you find with the ground begins to thaw that there are puddles forming in areas where plants and bulbs are it would be a good idea to create small ruts leading away from those areas so plants do not die from being water logged.
 More tips to come

News I have some wonderful new varieties which unfortunately have to be priced per bulb.
When I have located recycled bulbs of any nature I will post them on the website at a great price.
I am also looking into some perennials as well keep an eye on this website or on my facebook page by the same name


 

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Please read before ordering

 * Please email me with your wish list or requests.  I will see if it is possible with my suppliers if you need a quote.  I will need at least 2 weeks notice if you are looking for a special bulk order for bulbs that are not on the website but, may be able to order in off schedule.

* It is possible to see what it will cost for shipping but if you decide you need to stop an order please clear the quantity fields and refresh...other wise an order may be processed by accident.  I have had numerous mis-orders in the last year.

  * Please notice that next to the photo of the lily will be an IN STOCK or OUT OF STOCK notice. When you see those it means exactly that.  New stock may not be shipped for a few months as I have it on scheduled orders through out the year. Unless I may have the supplier ship earlier

  * Shipping will occur when Product is ready to ship, weather in both shipping and receiving provinces are not so variable. This means after April 23rd when my order is received.

 * You may place orders early but, shipping can not happen until product is ready. An email will be sent to you.

  * Any issues must be dealt with one week after products arrival to final destination.  By email or phone, remember it is live plant material so it is still subject to being perishable.
 


 
 
 
If you are scent sensitive please read here.

Lily bulbs come in various types, colours and scents or no scents.
 I made say non-scented and someone else can smell a scent.

Asiatic's are non scented

La Hybrids are now retaining some scent in the newer  breeding between Lilium's and Asiatic's.

Orientals are highly scented and each has their own aroma some faint to very strong. If you are sensitive remember when planting near the home or recreation areas.  The same goes for OT or Oriental Trumpets.

Now the newer Roselilies that are being bred are said to have no scent due to not having  reproductive parts to the flower
No nectar and no pollen...these are great also due to the nature of the petals some are double to triple instead of single petals. 

Maybe in the future I will have other types of lilies, perennials and bulbs for purchase and will describe them here in a nut shell.


 
Times of operation  : 
During most weekdays I can be found at home after 6 pm if I am not at a meeting. 
Sundays I normally have off and will usually be around home.
If you are in the province of Nova Scotia and have a garden related event you would like me to attend for the 2017 year. 
 I am booking now as my calendar is filling up.  I will need to book time off of work so I may attend as many events as I may book. 
Garden conventions, expos and community events as well as flower shows and exhibitions 

Be different and have a lily show and bulb sale for the Summer  in information on how to do that ask me how.
Have some fund -raising to do ??? For community   or School fundraisers??? 

Now is the time to book in bulk Tulips are also available when supplier allows..


 
 
 

 
 
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 Name & description of the lilies
as in Nova Scotia zone 5b/6
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In Stock   BonSoir  La Hybrid
Medium orange with darker rays... 
100 cm tall or 39 inches
Non to some scent
3-5 buds per bulb
Have been vernalized but there may be sleepers 
in crates.
These are recycled bulbs previously grown and harvested. 
10 bulbs for 
$10.00
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In Stock Bourbon Street La Hybrid
Satin Dark Pink finish to Satin Red depending 
on soil conditions non to slight scent
Grows to about 95 cm or 37 inches 

These are not recycled bulbs but straight from my supplier. They will have 3-5 buds the first year

$2.50 a bulb 
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In Stock Eyeliner  LA hybrid
white with black rim on petals and black spots in throat.  Non to slight scent
Grow to about 110 cm or 43 inches tall

These are not recycled bulbs but straight from my supplier. They will have 3-5 buds the first year

$2.50 a bulb
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In Stock Nashville La Hybrid
Bright yellow about 2-4 buds 110 cm or 
43 inches tall. 
These are recycled bulbs previously grown and harvested. 
Non to slight scent
Have been vernalized but there may be sleepers 
in crates.
10 bulbs for 
$10.00
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In Stock Outback OrientalTrumpet
Stunning rich canary yellow with satin looking finish. Highly Scented
50 cm or 20 inches tall
These are not recycled bulbs but straight from my supplier. They will have 2-4 buds the first year.
Great for front of garden beds
$3.50 a bulb 
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In Stock Pokerface LA Hybrid
Deep warm red with a seersucker finish a little crinkly about 100 cm or 39 inches tall.
Non to slight scent.
These are not recycled bulbs but straight from my supplier. They will have 3-5 buds the first year
$3.50 a bulb 
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In Stock Kendra Roselily
A shimmering light pink with white eyes
NON Scented as no pollen, double to triple petals...
50 cm or 20 inches 
These are not recycled bulbs but straight from my supplier. They will have 2-5 buds the first year
$4.00 a bulb 
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In Stock Lenora Roselily
White with pale yellow rays
NON Scented as there is no pollen. Double to triple petals...
50 cm or 20 inches a show stopper.
These are not recycled bulbs but straight from my supplier. They will have 2-5 buds the first year
$4.00 a bulb
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In Stock Sorbonne Oriental
Soft Medium pink with white edge and darker pink in throat with greenish eye , fleshy spots in the dark pink area. Highly Scented
4-8 buds about 100 cm or 39 inches tall.
The best lily for wedding bouquets very pleasant scent though and fits beautifully into bouquets. These are notrecycled bulbs but straight from my supplier. They will have 4-8 buds the first year
$3.50 a bulb
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In Stock Tabledance Oriental Trumpet
Long Bright medium pink ruffled edge with white eye in throat  about 110 cm or 43 inches tall.
Highly Scented
These are not recycled bulbs but straight from my supplier. They will have 4-6 buds the first year
$3.50 a bulb 
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In Stock Tosca Roselily
Hot pink/bubble gum pink
50 cm or 20 inches
NON Scented as no pollen double to triple petals..
These are not recycled bulbs but straight from my supplier. They will have 2-5 buds the first year
$4.00 a bulb
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In Stock Premium Blond Oriental Trumpet
Crisp white petals form a cup they do not flatten 
out petals are crinckly on the edges, with a small 
but bright green eye.
Highly scented50cm or 20 inches may grow larger in more acidic conditions. Highly scented
Great for front of beds to showcase the
brilliant white.
These are not recycled bulbs but straight from my supplier. They will have 3-5 buds the first year
$3.50 a bulb
 
  Gift Certificates for those hard to buy for people
in multiple denominations of  $10 dollars 
Please remember to add the address and birthday
of the person we are  to send gift certificate to.
$10.00 Each
Buy any number to
increase the value
   

 
 
 
Please note:
Signs with Lilies From The Valley and hours open on my front driveway. When coming in person and coming off the 101 highway. Take exit 7 in Falmouth take a right at the bottom of the off ramp. Go as far as the Petro Canada Gas Station and turn right onto Town Road. There is a sign on the corner you can not miss. During non snow seasons there is also a sign at the bottom of the off
ramp that is quite visible. Take a 2 min drive down Town Rd  until you get to 212 Town Road , you found it.
When coming in person , please call 798-3245 for appointment first as shop hours are not in effect..

 

What others have to say about the Lily Lady


The Lily Lady goes online
 


Article online since March 6th 2007, 10:00
Comment this article

Carla Allen, NovaNewsNOW.COM
Transcontinental Publishing 

Tracey Martin of Mount Denson has started a new online business selling recycled Asiatic and Oriental flower bulbs.
The Lily Lady goes online
A Mount Denson gardener has come up with a unique idea for a business that recycles bulbs used for growing 
cut flowers.
Although these bulbs are perennial, florists cannot afford to wait the three to five months it takes for them to regenerate.

Tracey Martin gives the bulbs a chance to grow again by selling them through her business â€Lilies from the Valley†www.liliesfromthevalley.com", where customers can buy a dozen lily bulbs for $8 to $10.

Martin is the president of the Mount Denson Garden Club. Sheâ€s close to completing a one-year course as a flower and vegetable judge and also freelances as a flower arranger for weddings and other occasions. Sheâ€s also got a home crammed full of houseplants. At one time she counted 500 amongst her collection.

Martin says sheâ€s always been drawn to lilies because of the fragrance of the orientals. In addition to these, 
she stocks Asiatics.

Visitors can place their name on a waiting list for varieties not yet in stock and a free lily bulb is provided for birthdays.

Lily bulbs are easy to grow says Martin but a few basics must be followed.

â€They do not like wet feet, the bulb will rot,†she said.

The flowers grow in sun or shade but are taller in the latter as they stretch for light. They benefit from phosphate, gypsum, and grow well in humus-enriched soil. Heavy clay tends to stunt the plants.

Martin says she doesnâ€t even bother to amend her soil.

â€I just pop them in and let nature take its course. I don't even water them most of the time. But they put on quite a show,†she said.

The lilies grow well on slopes and hills, but require support if the location is windy. The bulbs like to be shaded 
and Martin suggests planting vegetation around the bulbs that dies back by the time the lilies bloom in July.

Lily beetles are pests in some areas of the province but this grower says they havenâ€t bothered her yet.

â€I have seen the damage caused by this pest. Not pretty. The larvae are red, kind of like a potato beetle. 
They can strip the leaves very fast. When you see clusters of 'poop,' the larvae is protecting its self and will 
pupate in the castings,†she said.

Normally Martin handpicks bugs but with these beetles, she uses a control like Sevin while carefully following 
the instructions.

Article by Carla Allen, Transcontinental Publishing 
Many thanks to Carla


 
 
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providing information on Organic Gardening
Bloomingwriter.blogspot
Canada Gardens  A Resource for Garderners
Nova Association of Garden Clubs
Gardening Life
I Can Garden
The North American Lily Society
Canadian Gardening
Daily Moon Phases
The National Land and Water Information Services
Lilies in the Valley
The Lily Nook
Sea Boost
Gardening with the Helpful Gardener
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