Hyacinth Care, After Flowering

This video shows you what you will need to do once your hyacinth has finished flowering. In the video I explain about cutting back the flower stems, how much light the plant needs, what feed...

Farmer makes hyacinth fertiliser - The Star, Kenya

A farmer in Siaya has invented fertiliser from water hyacinth collected in Lake Victoria.

Twenty-nine-year-old Collins Omondi said it took him one-and-a- half years to come up with the invention.

Omondi told the Star over the years he tried chemical fertilisers to increase his yields, but he did not get the desired results.

He used up his savings hoping to flourish in...

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  1. Hyacinthus is a small genus of bulbous, fragrant flowering plants in the family Asparagaceae, subfamily Scilloideae. These are commonly called hyacinths / ˈ h aɪ ə s ɪ n θ s /.The genus is native to the eastern Mediterranean (from the south of Turkey through to northern part of the region of Palestine).. Several species of Brodiea, Scilla, and other plants that were formerly classified in ...
  2. Hyacinth can be expected to survive the winter in USDA plant hardiness zones 3 through 9. They may need some winter protection in zones lower than 5, and some pre-chilling in zones above 7, depending on the variety.Unfortunately, hyacinths are short-lived and will probably last only three or four years.
  3. Hyacinth was given various parentage, providing local links, as the son of Clio and Pierus, or of king Oebalus of Sparta, or of king Amyclus of Sparta, progenitor of the people of Amyclae, dwellers about Sparta. As the youngest and most beautiful son of the latter and Diomedes, daughter of Lapithes, Hyacinth was the brother of Cynortus, Argalus, Polyboea, Laodamia (or Leanira), and in other ...
  4. Hyacinth bulbs may be forced into early growth for indoor display in the winter. Plant them with the tips just showing, in soil-based potting mix in containers with drainage holes. Keep in a dark place at temperatures above freezing but no higher than 45°F (7°C), for at least 10 weeks to allow ...
  5. Hello! Hyacinth is a small, 40-seat, Southern Italian/Mediterranean eatery located on Grand Ave in Saint Paul, MN. Our menu changes frequently as ingredients come in and out of season - everything from our pastas to our cocktails.
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