by Dr. Janis Ruksans & Liga Popova

Liga - Tuesday, 26 April 2016 19:40

In our place still is Ice Age. Last night was +0,05 degrees. Nearby neighbors gardeners was snow 10 cm high. So I have some photos from garden and greenhouse from last week.

Keep in touch..

Chionodoxa gigantea, Corydalis glaucecens Early Beauty, Corydalis uniflora , Corydalis wendelboi white form

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Liga - Tuesday, 26 April 2016 09:45

Fritillaria macedonica, yuminensis,hupehensis, tortifolia


Liga - Friday, 22 April 2016 06:41

At spring gardeners time is flying.Everywhere Im looking is work work work...So the most time we are now outside not at computer. Today is raining- so here are few photos from our nursery at now.

Most marvelous view now are tulips. So bright! Names from left:

tulipa `Rīgas Barikādes`Fritillaria tortifolia from China , Iris orchoides x vicaria, Muscari armeniacum very beautiful form, Anemone nemorosa `Ice and Fire` , one more ,,treasure,, is white paeonia from Iran, and our finding at local forest is hepatica nobilis unbelievable form. 


Bertil Larsson - Thursday, 14 April 2016 09:22

My garden is just marvellios today with all Corydalis solida in all variatins mostly comes from you especially the Penza strain has given many blue shadows.

Jānis - Monday, 04 April 2016 07:39

beautiful corydalis time at greenhouses has started...

Corydalis solida Crystal Palace, Beth Evans, Corall, Hot Lips, Zwanenburg, Jaroslavna, Zbraslav.


Janet - Friday, 25 March 2016 22:20

Basically want to emphasize I'm ecstatic I happened on your website! zlewozmywak .

Liga - Wednesday, 23 March 2016 11:47

Colchicum lagotis, Colchicum munzurense, Colchicum serpentinum, Colchicum triphyllum

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Liga - Friday, 11 March 2016 11:43

While winter doesn't want to go away, our nursery joy are very nice new iris reticulata hybrids.  They are so different and many, so I could not refuse to put some photos here.  Isn`t they wonderful?

Liga - Wednesday, 02 March 2016 10:46

Greetings from snowy Latvia!

As You see- all around is still snow. But at greenhouses magics happens.. Crocuses are in first blooms. From left: Crocus baytopiorum, Cr.dalmaticus, Cr.hittiticus, Cr.nubigena, Cr.olivieri, Cr.sieberi, Cr.taseliensis.

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Līga - Monday, 11 May 2015 07:40

There`s always work in the garden.

While Janis is climbing out a greenhouse improvement- I`m taking photos of now blooming flowers.

Anemonella `Double Green` , Bellevalia pychantha `Green Pearl` , Eremurus lactiflorus, Geranium tuberosum, Narcisus `Freedom Stars` , Narcisus rupicola and Narcisus bulbocodium.

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Jānis - Friday, 08 May 2015 08:41

Anemone nemorosa: Bowle`s Purple, Mart`s Blue, Denmark, Blue Eyes

Liga - Thursday, 07 May 2015 08:41

Some blooming photos from Janis greenhouse treasures:

Anemone ranunculoides many different forms, Dicentra cucullaria `Pink Punk`, Erythronium `Sundisc`, Muscari macrocarpum `Golden Fragrance`, Oxalis laciniata `Sweet Sue`, Trillium grandiflora `Flore Plena`, Trillium grandiflora `Gothenburgs Pink`, Triteleia grandiflora.

Liga - Wednesday, 22 April 2015 07:56

Best smiles and hello from our nursery - our small paradise! Theres flowering Madness- tulips, scilla, muscari, fritillaria, iris, corydalis etc etc..Due to inability to work I can not put a lot of pictures.. Just small peace let You to see the beauty!

From left: Hyacinthella lineata, Scilla bifolia alba, Hyacinthus chionophylus, Iris x Moonlight, Iris tubergiana, Puschkinia scilloide Aragats Gem, Iris wilmottiana Design Master, Tulipa humilis Odalisque.

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Līga - Sunday, 12 April 2015 07:11

Fritillaria now at greenhouse is so beautiful!

Fritillaria strausii

Fritillaria eduardii flava

Fritillaria imperialis (this example is blooming first time!)

Fritillaria michailovskyi

Fritillaria olgae

Fritillaria sewercowii

Fritillaria stenanthera

Fritilaria `Vivaldi`


Liga - Saturday, 11 April 2015 11:17

Flowering season goes on full speed

Tomorrow we will have first visitor groups- so everything must be on good condition and view. Outside finally is good weather too.  So-work work work. But ofcourse- if somebody wants to visit us- U R welcome- just ask!

Have a nice garden Saturday!



Jānis - Wednesday, 08 April 2015 07:39

SUN is back! And at greenhouses tuplipa hybrids are in full blooms.

Tulipa vvedenskyi x Burning Comet, Honeymoon, Revival and at last- young tulipa admire Juna.

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Līga - Monday, 30 March 2015 11:31

Hello from our country. There`s still very nasty weather- some days are very rainy,this morning  we had even snow and air temperature at day is just +2 C. And theres a feeling that wind blow through all entuastic work at garden.Sun has left me. Also Janis and Guna..They are treveling to Carpatian mountains to take some photos and to visit some other garden friends on their way. I hope soon will be sun again and I could took some niece photos of blooming corydalis, hepatica, iris, tulipa etc.

Have a nice working week and bright Easter welcome!

Līga - Wednesday, 25 March 2015 13:38

Flowering season is starting in full speed..just some few photos of corydalis is on awakening..and some stenbergia candida, leucojum carpatium and hepatica nobilis pink form.

Jānis - Monday, 23 March 2015 11:08

Greeting spring!

The official spring has came,but the nice weather has gone..Last week was magnificient,bet this has started with cold wind and nasty weather.At nights are minuses and at days even light snow. But there`s a lot of life in the greenhouses!

Here I took some pictures of Muscari coeleste, Scilla bifolia Chris Favourite, Scilla decidua, Scilla mischenkoana.

Raffy Dikranian - Sunday, 22 March 2015 03:23

Dear Sir or Madam,

I am interested in purchasing a few bulbs of the Tulipa armena.

Do you have any available?


Jānis - Tuesday, 24 March 2015 08:39

Yes, it is possible. Please use our e-mail address janis.bulb@hawk.lv for further correspondence.


Līga - Wednesday, 18 March 2015 11:27

At our place have came really nice and warm wheather. At nights still are minuses, but at day it`s realy hot! Today is +13 degrees Celsius above. So all time we are outside-and there`s no so a lot of free time to work with photos. As demonstrated by the weathert -for a long time will not be as warm. At our new replaced greenhouse are blooming scilla, some of iris, some corydalis and wonderful small tulips- at further photos..

From left: Tulipa kauffmaniana and Tulipa kaufmanniana hybrid `Agra` (by J.Egle), Tulipa orthopoda, Two of Tulipa turkestanica, Tulipa bifloriformis, Tulipa hissarica and Tulipa subbiflora.

Līga - Wednesday, 11 March 2015 13:23

Some nice small Iris x McM are blooming:

Storm, Dark Desire, Blue Ice, Darkness, Making Out, Ruby and Sea Green.




Līga - Tuesday, 10 March 2015 07:29

Some realy nice spring crocuses photos by Janis.

Crocus adamii from Iran, Crocus alatavicus Pink, Crocus alexandrii from Falakro, Crocus caricus,Crocus chrysanthus Sunspot seedlings, Crocus corsicus, Crocus danfordiae, Crocus fleischeri, Crocus nevadensis, Crocus nubigena, Crocus nubigena from Lesbos, Crocus roseoviolaceus.


Līga - Friday, 06 March 2015 11:24

Every day the weather becomes more and more nicer. It`s a joy to drive to work! ( Only bad mud roads are around..)
We are now drinking fresh maple sap from tree and working. Janis almost all time is at crocus greenhouses. As You see at photos-there`s a lot of beautiful and serious work to do.

Līga - Thursday, 05 March 2015 13:17

Spring crocuses are blooming.

It was big surprise this morning- snow was coming again. But other bigger surprise was to visit one of Janis greenhouses- where in full blooms are crocuses. So wonderful view and the smell from flowers are better than any perfume. More photos I will put in one of the next days.