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Planting Spring Bulbs in the Fall
Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Planting Spring Bulbs in the Fall

If you want beautiful waves of color in your spring garden, bulbs are the way to go.

The autumn season is an ideal time to plant your spring bulbs. The main reason is that the soil is still warm enough to promote early root growth. The winter months give spring bulbs time to chill down and prepare for a burst of color as the ground begins to warm up.

Bulbs are best planted in groups and in well-drained or sandy soil. Make sure to plant an inch or two deeper than the depth of the bulb to increase longevity and discourage rodents from munching on the bulbs.

A quick design tip - you can plant in small clusters that will make for a beautiful showing once the flowers blossom in the spring.

Bulbs That Are Ideal for Planting in the Fall Include:

  • Tulips
  • Daffodils
  • Iris
  • Crocus
  • Hyacinth
  • Allium
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