Bulbs are among the plants that have a 100% success rate for planting, even for beginner gardeners. All you need to do is plant them in fall, pointy tip upwards, at a depth of 3 times their height. In spring, wonderful, vigorous, colorful blooms will sprout from the ground!
Each season brings its own sweet charms to the garden. But after a foggy autumn and a biting cold winter you’re probably aching for your garden to show signs that cute little spring flowers are coming in.
Tulip is the ideal cut flower. What care do cut tulips need? Stems are cut when the flower is still but a bud, and are quickly set in a vase in a bright spot without direct sun. Here is how to care for make tulip bouquets last longer.
True tulip bulb key facts Botanical name – Tulipa Family – Liliaceae Type – flower bulb, true bulb Planting – September to October Soil – light, sandy, draining, rich Planting distance – 4 to 8 inches (10 to 20 cm)
Planting a tulip is a common operation, both in the garden and in pots. It goes without saying that with the many splendid varieties and its ease of care, it’s one of the most famous and appreciated flower bulbs of all!
Rocky gravel beds often look a bit drab in winter and at the beginning of springs. Perennials are still dormant, just barely starting to bud. Small spring bulb flowers – be they botanical varieties or more classic ones – have an uncanny ability to thrive in this type of context.