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We have compiled our clear, easy-to-understand guides and information for planting bulbs. Guides include which types of bulbs will thrive in different areas of the country and information on specific types of bulbs.
We have grouped the articles by planting seasons: Spring-Planted Bulbs include tender bulbs like Gladiolas and Dahlias and are planted in spring, flowering in summer. Fall-Planted Bulbs include Tulips and Daffodils and are planted in fall, blooming in spring. If you have further questions, please give our gardening experts a call at (877) 309-7333 or send them an email.
We have prepared spring planting instructions, as well as a really useful planting depth chart for all types of spring-planted flower bulbs, plus a region map with recommended planting times.
Witness the creation of a big dahlia garden--from digging the holes to full bloom. Warning: It's all so beautiful and easy, you'll be addicted. If you're not already a dahlia gardener, you will be after reading this. List of dahlia types at bottom.
Many wildflower gardeners enjoy planting the "Wild" or Species Lilies... the ones that are the ancestors of all the lovely hybrids enjoyed today.
Best Bulbs for Wildflower Gardeners Here's how to expand your bloom season by up to two months using easy-to-grow, perennial bulbs. They're always available, and require absolutely no care. Be sure your wildflower garden includes the "other wildflowers"--wild tulips, wild daffodils, and wild lilies.
The basic information on bulb planting, and some landscaping suggestions. With bulbs, you can landscape your yard like a pro.
Q and A that covers most people's needs when planting spring-flowering bulbs in the fall.
We hear the question all the time: "What's the best time to plant wildflower seeds in fall, in my area?" This article answers the question and more. It also relates wildflower planting to fall bulb planting time—sometimes doing both at once can save a lot of work.
Visit our U.S. map showing all regions. Just click on your area, and you'll go to detailed fall planting information.
An article by our founder explaining how hundreds of years of Dutch hybridizing have created a worldwide industry from some of the most beautiful and legendary wildflowers in the world. Read all about "Tulipomania." And learn all about Narcissus and his complex.
Complete instructions for growing amaryllis, indoors in most of the country, or outdoors in warm zones.
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