7 09, 2018

Fall Focus: Spring-Flowering Bulbs

By |2018-09-07T17:01:07-05:00September 7th, 2018|Bulbs, Seasonal Color, Spring|0 Comments

September is a great time to plan for spring-flowering bulbs in your garden, as they are best installed in late October. Part of the fun in planning spring bulbs is the anticipation through winter and the delight when they finally emerge. Here are tips on planning spring-flowering bulbs in your garden and more [...]

14 09, 2017

Fall-Planted, Spring-Flowering Bulbs

By |2018-02-19T16:01:20-06:00September 14th, 2017|Bulbs, Flowers, Garden Planning, Seasonal Color, Spring|0 Comments

Planted in fall, spring-flowering bulbs are one of the most effective ways to bring the flowering season of your garden earlier into the spring. They look great in small groups mixed with perennials or shrubs, as well as in dedicated areas planted in large groups. Many of the bulbs we plant are resistant to deer and [...]

15 09, 2009

Plant Minor Bulbs for Spring Color, Deer/Rabbit Resistance

By |2018-08-30T11:42:43-05:00September 15th, 2009|Bulbs, Flowers, Garden Pests, Landscaping, Plants, Seasonal Color|0 Comments

The most commonly used spring flowering bulbs are the ‘major bulbs’ such as daffodils, tulips and hyacinths. However, there is a whole group of ‘minor bulbs’ that provide such reliable color that most gardens would benefit from including them when planning for early spring color. The bulbs are tiny and the plants are small, [...]