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.   Read More

How to Plan a Spring Bulb Garden

Fall is the time to plant tulips, daffodils and other spring-flowering bulbs. Here are six tips to help you decide which bulbs to order and the best ways to use them in your yard and garden.   Read More

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.    Read More

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.   Read More

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.   Read More

How to Protect Fall Bulbs from Chipmunks and Squirrels

Don't let chipmunks and squirrels run off with your fall bulbs. Try some of these easy planting techniques to keep critters at bay.   Read More

How to Protect Flower Bulbs from Voles

Meadow voles are harmless creatures, but for gardeners they can be a big nuisance. Discover some practical solutions for keeping your bulbs safe from these furry rodents.   Read More

How to Select Quality Fall-Planted Bulbs

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

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.    Read More

Planting Tips for Fall-Planted Bulbs

Step by step instructions on when to plant, how to plant and how to care the bulbs after they have bloomed make it easy to get picture perfect results in the garden.   Read More

What to Do When Bulbs Come Up Too Early

Gardeners often worry when they see daffodils and other spring bulbs begin to sprout in midwinter. Fortunately, there’s little cause for concern.   Read More

How to Grow Spring Bulbs in Warm Climates

Most spring-flowering bulbs need several months of cold weather before they bloom. Gardeners in Southern regions need to give these bulbs some special attention to get a good show of spring color.   Read More

How To Naturalize Spring-Blooming Bulbs

Many spring-flowering bulbs can be planted once and will then "naturalize" to return again each spring in greater numbers. Learn which bulbs are best for naturalizing and how and where to plant them.   Read More

How to Care for Spring Flower Bulbs After They Bloom

Will your spring flowers come back to bloom again next year? Find out which bulbs are good perennializers and how you can encourage them to return.   Read More

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.   Read More

How to Force Hyacinth Bulbs

Hyacinths are a wonderful addition to any spring garden and they're also one of the best bulbs for "forcing". Learn how to force hyacinths and enjoy growing your own fragrant, indoor flowers.   Read More

Tulip Planting Tips and Techniques

VIDEO Tulips are easy to plant and need no special attention. See 3 easy techniques for planting tulips and get some tips that will help you enjoy an outstanding show of color next spring.   Read More

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Creative Ways to Use Hostas in Your Yard and Garden

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Hostas are so incredibly tough and easy to grow, that they sometimes don’t get the respect they deserve. More than just problem solvers for shady areas where few other plants will survive, hostas offer gardeners an exciting palette of sizes, colors and textures. Here are some of the many creative ways to use hostas around your home and in

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How to Use Burgundy Flowers and Foliage

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Burgundy is a color that’s both potent and sophisticated. It’s a good one to have in your garden design tool kit. From garnet to merlot, maroon to mahogany, these dark, purple-red hues can take your garden to a whole new level. Read on for some creative ways to put burgundy flowers and foliage to work in your yard and garden. Create Accents and

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