Paperwhites for the Holidays

Paperwhites aren’t just for Christmas!  Bulbs that are potted now will be ready to bloom and brighten your home around Thanksgiving time. Plant them just afterpaperwhites Thanksgiving to enjoy their delicate blossoms and fragrance over the Christmas holiday. They are easy to grow and need nothing more than a container, water and stones or beach glass. You can pot the bulbs right away or store them at room temperature in a dark place for up to six weeks.  They make great hostess gifts and children enjoy watching them grow.

Merryspring’s paperwhite bulbs are $1.50 each, and pre-potted arrangements are priced from $8 to $20. Every purchase comes with instructions, and members receive a 10% discount.

Stop by the Merryspring office to purchase your paperwhites while supplies last. Office hours are Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Or if you’re short on time, you can call 236-2239 or email to reserve your bulbs for pick-up when it’s convenient.