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.

You don't need a garden to plant beautiful flowering spring bulbs. With these tips you can plant your bulbs in containers. Store them for the winter, and bring them out in the spring for a wonderful show of brilliant colors. Options include tulips, daffodils, hyacinth, alliums, and more. Get them ready in the fall and you'll be so glad you did when spring rolls around! #sponsored

You don't need a garden to plant beautiful flowering spring bulbs. With these tips you can plant your bulbs in containers. Store them for the winter, and bring them out in the spring for a wonderful show of brilliant colors. Options include tulips, daffodils, hyacinth, alliums, and more. Get them ready in the fall and you'll be so glad you did when spring rolls around! #sponsored

For the best show, plant lots of bulbs. Place bulbs shoulder to shoulder across the surface of the soil, leaving no space between them. Then top off with more potting soil so the bulbs are just slightly below the surface. Water each container thoroughly, and finish with a layer of mulch such as mini pine bark nuggets. Leave pots outdoors for winter chilling. The more exposure to cold the bulbs get, the better they’ll bloom. In the South, bulbs in containers will bloom better than bulbs in…

For the best show, plant lots of bulbs. Place bulbs shoulder to shoulder across the surface of the soil, leaving no space between them. Then top off with more potting soil so the bulbs are just slightly below the surface. Water each container thoroughly, and finish with a layer of mulch such as mini pine bark nuggets. Leave pots outdoors for winter chilling. The more exposure to cold the bulbs get, the better they’ll bloom. In the South, bulbs in containers will bloom better than bulbs in…

How to Plant Bulbs in a Container - planting in fall and leaving outside during winter will bring forth better blooms because of the exposure to winter cold!

How to Plant Bulbs in a Container - planting in fall and leaving outside during winter will bring forth better blooms because of the exposure to winter cold!

How to Plant Bulbs...today is one of those days when you just have think about planting bulbs...brutally raw January day!

How to Plant Bulbs...today is one of those days when you just have think about planting bulbs...brutally raw January day!

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