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To help gardeners understand which plants will grow well for them, the entire USA has been segmented into ‘Plant Hardiness Zones’. Knowing your zone number is helpful when shopping for plants because:

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Planting Fall Bulbs in our City Garden

Tulips - Fall Planted Bulbs

Planting the tulips first!

This past weekend my friend Jintina and I finished planting our garden bed that is devoted to fall-planted bulbs. Greeted with a gorgeous fall morning, we put our gardening gloves on and got to work!

We decided to layer tulip and crocus bulbs in the last section of the garden. This layering combination is perfect as the tulips need to be planted about 5” deep and the crocus 3”. We live in a city and have limited garden space, so layering bulbs is a great solution to packing as much color into our garden as possible. We were able to fit over 250 tulips, daffodils, allium, and crocus into our small garden bed by layering the bulbs on top of one another. Layering also creates a long-lasting, colorful show in spring because of the staggered blooming times of the different bulbs.

Tulips - Fall Planted Bulbs

"This is easier than I thought!"

We had a lot of fun planting the bulbs and even had some help from Jintina’s dog, Onyx! Below is a short clip we took this weekend, showing the process of planting bulbs in layers – it’s extremely easy! For more about layering bulbs, read our blog “Layering Bulbs for Big Color in a Small Space.” For more information on how to plant Fall Bulbs, read our article “How to Plant Fall Flower Bulbs.”

Happy Gardening!

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