Fall-Planted Bulbs How To

Planning Guide for Tulips

Use this visual guide to plan for a beautiful, long-blooming display of tulips. It shows all the tulip types, flower styles and bloom times at a glance.

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Planning Guide for Daffodils

Make the most of daffodil season by selecting varieties with different heights, flower styles and bloom times.

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Planning Guide for Alliums

This easy-to-use visual reference shows heights, flower shapes and flower sizes, plus when each type of allium blooms from spring through summer.

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7 Tips for Planting Tulips

Inside every tulip bulb is a flower that's counting the days to spring. Learn how to give these fall-planted bulbs the best chance for success.

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How to Plan a Spring Bulb Garden

Here are six tips to help you decide which bulbs to order and the best ways to use them in your yard and garden.

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How to Protect Fall Bulbs from Chipmunks and Squirrels

Try some of these easy planting techniques to keep critters at bay.

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5 Ways to Plant Fall Bulbs (video)

Learn quick and easy techniques for planting spring-blooming bulbs, including when and how to use a trowel, shovel, bulb planter and soil auger.

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How to Grow Spring Bulbs in Containers

Planting bulbs in pots and planters gives you a moveable feast of colorful flowers to enjoy anywhere around your home. Here are some tips for success.

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How to Protect Flower Bulbs from Voles

Voles are harmless, but for gardeners they can be a big nuisance. Discover practical solutions for keeping your bulbs safe from these furry rodents.

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How to Select Quality Fall-Planted Bulbs

Starting with premium quality bulbs is the best way to ensure successful results.

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Planning & Selecting Fall-Planted Bulbs

Learn what to consider when selecting tulips, daffodils and other spring bulbs, and when to purchase and plant these bulbs for your yard and garden.

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What to Do When Bulbs Come Up Too Early

Fall-planted bulbs begin growing almost as soon as they are planted.

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When to Plant Spring-Blooming Flower Bulbs

Spring-blooming flowers can be planted from late September through December. Learn how to determine the best planting time for your location.

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Which Spring-Blooming Bulbs are Perennial

Some will bloom for more than one year and others will not. Find out who's reliable.

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How to Force Hyacinth Bulbs

Learn how to force hyacinths and enjoy growing your own fragrant, indoor flowers.

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How to Grow Spring Bulbs in Warm Climates

Gardeners in the South need to give bulbs some special attention in their gardens.

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How To Naturalize Spring-Blooming Bulbs

Learn which bulbs are best for naturalizing and how and where to plant them.

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How to Care for Spring Flower Bulbs After They Bloom

Find out how to encourage your bulbs to return.

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How To Force Bulbs for Indoor Flowers

Gardeners use a technique called "forcing" to get flower bulbs to bloom sooner than normal. Learn how to plant spring-flowering bulbs in pots, so you can enjoy them next winter.

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10 Tips for Growing Ranunculus

Find out when you should plant ranunculus in your growing zone, how to soak and pre-sprout the corms, harvesting the flowers for the longest vase life.

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How to Plant Allium Bulbs (video)

Bulb expert Hans Langeveld talks about ornamental alliums and how to use them in the garden. You'll see what the bulbs look like and how plant them.

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How to Plant Tulip Bulbs (video)

Learn about what to look for when you purchase tulips bulbs, when and where to plant the bulbs, and how to plant them to get the best results.

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How to Plant Daffodil Bulbs (video)

Learn how to use these versatile spring-blooming bulbs to enhance the beauty of your yard and garden, including expert advice on when and how to plant them.

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Spacing Recommendations for Fall-Planted Bulbs

There are no hard rules for how closely to plant your bulbs. Find out what you need to know to create the look you want.

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How to Plant and Divide Bearded Iris

These heirloom perennials deserve a place in every flower garden. Find out how to plant bearded iris and keep them at their best.

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