9 October, 15

Bulb Varieties – So Many!

Ward’s offers many Spring-flowering bulbs for Fall planting. Read on to see what your many options are. Those that are pest-resistant are marked ‘PR’. Printable PDF Version of this post

To plant a layered bulb garden, largest bulbs are planted deepest. Bloom time is usually smallest to largest when you look at different bulb types. The exception is miniature narcissus which bloom later than full size daffodils. Daylilies can finish the planting and their long leaves will mask the die-back of the early bulbs.

Tips on Planting

To plant a layered bulb garden, largest bulbs are planted deepest. Bloom time is usually smallest (so first) to largest when you look at different bulb types. The exception is miniature narcissus which bloom later than full size daffodils. Daylilies can finish the planting and their long leaves will mask the die-back of the early bulbs.

If the bulbs you wish to grow are delectable to garden pests-- like anemone, hyacinth or tulips, try planting them in clusters within a bulb cage. Instructions to Make a Bulb Cage

As you can see, you have many options so get out there and expand your bulb collection!

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