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About Planting Bulbs in Fall

Here you'll find clear, easy-to-understand info about planting bulbs. You can check out what bulbs thrive in your region and learn about specific types of bulbs. If you're looking for information about spring-planted bulbs that bloom in summer, visit About Planting Bulbs in Spring. If you have further questions, we will be happy to help you by phone. Simply call Customer Service at (877) 309-7333

Seed Planting Instructions How to Plant Flower Bulbs The basic information on bulb planting, and some landscaping suggestions. With bulbs, you can landscape your yard like a pro.

Fall Bulbs Fall Bulb FAQ's Q and A that covers most people’s needs when planting spring-flowering bulbs in the fall.

Deer Resistant Plants Deer Resistant Plants Yikes! There's a deer in the garden. Here's some information on how to discourage deer from eating your wildflowers, bulbs and perennials.

Bag of Bulbs What bulbs grow in my region? Visit our U.S. map showing all regions. Just click on your area, and you'll go to detailed fall planting information.

Wild Tulips 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.

Dutch Iris All About Irises A quick guide to growing all the Irises: The big Bearded Irises you plant in late summer, the bulb Iris you plant in fall, and Siberian, Japanese and Louisianas you plant in spring. They're all great, all easy to grow.

Fall Planting Late Fall and Winter Planting Times 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.

Fall Bulbs History of Daffodils and Tulips 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.

Mixed Tulips Encourage Your Tulips To Come Back This section covers the important subject of how to "perennialize" your tulip plantings. Some groups, like species tulips and the Darwin Hybrids, are called "perennial tulips." Read all about it.

Biltmore Tulips Our Exclusive Biltmore Estate Bulbs For Fall Read all about the famous Biltmore Estate in North Carolina, "America's Largest Home," and the outstanding daffodils, tulips, and hyacinths the expert gardeners there have chosen. These bulbs are the highlights of Biltmore's spectacular spring gardens, and can now grace your home's gardens too.

Saffron Crocus Fall Flowering Crocus Growing Instructions Complete instructions on planting and harvesting fall flowering crocus and colchicums.

Amaryllis Flower Amaryllis Growing Instructions Complete instructions for growing amaryllis, indoors in most of the country, or outdoors in warm zones.

Paperwhite Narcissus Paperwhite Narcissus Growing Instructions Complete instructions for growing Paperwhite Narcissus, the favorite fragrant daffodil for indoor bloom during the winter.

Fall Bulbs Member's Forum — Continuous Color What can I plant to get continuous blooms? It's quite simple - This fall, pick from some of our most popular fall-planted flowers and you'll have months of blooms.

Daffodils Member's Forum — What bulb gives the most bang for the buck The simple answer is daffodils! Plant them once and reap the rewards for decades. They brighten the garden in spring, multiply year after year, and are resistant to animal pests like deer and squirrels.