garden consists of daffodils planted in drifts over
the contours of a mountainous terrain covering
approximately five acres.
are paths which lead to eight sitting/viewing areas.
is a private garden which has been designed,
personally maintained and financed by Dale Bauer and
(Alma) Gene Bauer.
period of bloom covers a season of six weeks in the
Spring. By nature some bulbs bloom early, some
mid-season and some late. Each flower is in good
condition for two weeks -- if not damaged by winter
Bauer has selected and planted every bulb you see.
Dale Bauer assists in the design of the garden with
the construction of the paths and bench shelters.
are the answers to your questions:
Over 1,000,000 bulbs have been planted.
There are three to ten flowers per bulb.
The planting has been done for over 46 years.
Some bulbs which were planted in 1958 are still blooming.
No artificial watering.
Never dug out and divided.
Deadheading (removing spent flowers) is the only care
There are over 500 different kinds planted.
All bulbs planted are hybrids.
After clearing and spading the drift area to be planted,
The Body sits on the ground and plants each bulb using a
The open period of the garden for public viewing usually
includes the last week in March and the first week of
April, weather permitting.