Bulb planting depths vary depending on their size and species; but as a rule of thumb, most bulbs can be planted at a depth of approximately 3 times their own height.

Bulb planting depths vary depending on their size and species; but as a rule of thumb, most bulbs can be planted at a depth of approximately 3 times their own height.

Planting Crocus bulbs in lawn ~ my step-grandma did this with one in the centre, with a circle of bulbs around it- she planted all white.  Perhaps I'm easily impressed, but I thought it was so pretty.  The lawn is ready to be cut by the time the crocus is done blooming.  Clever.

Planting Crocus bulbs in lawn ~ my step-grandma did this with one in the centre, with a circle of bulbs around it- she planted all white. Perhaps I'm easily impressed, but I thought it was so pretty. The lawn is ready to be cut by the time the crocus is done blooming. Clever.

How to grow your own onions - they are such an easy home crop! Plant sets in spring and harvest tasty bulbs all summer.

Veg Garden: How to grow your own onions

How to grow your own onions - they are such an easy home crop! Plant sets in spring and harvest tasty bulbs all summer.

Layered bulb container. Container cut in half to show the layered effect. Plants include Narcissus 'Hawera', Muscari armeniacum, Hyacinthus orientalis 'Delft Blue' and Tulip 'Sunny Prince' - © GAP Photos

Layered bulb container. Container cut in half to show the layered effect. Plants include Narcissus 'Hawera', Muscari armeniacum, Hyacinthus orientalis 'Delft Blue' and Tulip 'Sunny Prince' - © GAP Photos

Potted spring bulbs: Try this vibrant combination of contrasting tulips, 'Cafe Noir', 'Don Quichotte' and 'Cairo'. See our five favourite tulip combinations at http://www.gardenersworld.com/plants/features/flowers/five-stunning-tulip-combinations/5073.html Photo by Sarah Cuttle.

Potted spring bulbs: Try this vibrant combination of contrasting tulips, 'Cafe Noir', 'Don Quichotte' and 'Cairo'. See our five favourite tulip combinations at http://www.gardenersworld.com/plants/features/flowers/five-stunning-tulip-combinations/5073.html Photo by Sarah Cuttle.

Indoor Tulips . . . Step 1 - Fill a glass container about 1/3 of the way with glass marbles or decorative rocks. Clear glass will enable you to watch the roots develop . . . Step 2 - Set the tulip bulb on top of the marbles or stones; pointed end UP. Add a few more marbles or rocks so that the tulip bulb is surrounded but not covered (think support). . .Step 3 - Pour fresh water into the container. The water shouldn't touch the bulb, but it should be very close, so that the roots will grow…

How to Grow Bulbs in a Glass Vase

Indoor Tulips . . . Step 1 - Fill a glass container about 1/3 of the way with glass marbles or decorative rocks. Clear glass will enable you to watch the roots develop . . . Step 2 - Set the tulip bulb on top of the marbles or stones; pointed end UP. Add a few more marbles or rocks so that the tulip bulb is surrounded but not covered (think support). . .Step 3 - Pour fresh water into the container. The water shouldn't touch the bulb, but it should be very close, so that the roots will grow…

Dahlia 'Lilac Time' | Dinnerplate type, beautiful violet colored flowers and is an excellent choice to grow in your flower border. Simply stunning, growing up to 3 ft tall, with full luscious leaves, Dahlia Dinnerplate Lilac Time will reward you with flowers from June to October (or early frost). | Flower Bulbs Inc

Dahlia 'Lilac Time' | Dinnerplate type, beautiful violet colored flowers and is an excellent choice to grow in your flower border. Simply stunning, growing up to 3 ft tall, with full luscious leaves, Dahlia Dinnerplate Lilac Time will reward you with flowers from June to October (or early frost). | Flower Bulbs Inc

Find useful gardening tips and articles at http://www.thebloomingoasis.com  Zinnias: try combining with Cosmos and Cleome. Find out how to grow cut flowers from seed at http://www.gardenersworld.com/how-to/projects/seeds-and-bulbs/how-to-raise-cut-flowers-from-seed/3720.html

Find useful gardening tips and articles at http://www.thebloomingoasis.com Zinnias: try combining with Cosmos and Cleome. Find out how to grow cut flowers from seed at http://www.gardenersworld.com/how-to/projects/seeds-and-bulbs/how-to-raise-cut-flowers-from-seed/3720.html

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