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The minor bulbs come first, breaking through the leaf litter. Snowdrops, or Galanthus, can come in March if winter has begun to relent.

order bulbs now (but why i'm skipping crocus

The minor bulbs come first, breaking through the leaf litter. Snowdrops, or Galanthus, can come in March if winter has begun to relent.

Fritillaria michailovskyi

Spring Bulb Report

Fritillaria michailovskyi

Martagon hybrid, probably 'Mrs. R.O. Backhouse'

martagons: what's not to love

Martagon hybrid, probably 'Mrs. R.O. Backhouse'

Gotta love crocus. It means spring is on its way!  I used to walk by a certain house on the way to school, even when snow was still on the ground, just to see their crocus...planted sporadically all over their yard!  Absolutely Lovely!!!

I used to walk by a certain house on the way to school, even when snow was still on the ground, just to see their crocus.planted sporadically all over their yard!

The canna is the perfect plant to bring some tropical color and foliage to your yard: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/flowers/bulbs/summer-bulbs/?socsrc=bhgpin021915canna&page=5

The Best Summer Bulbs

Winter Aconite  One of spring's first bloomers (often before the snow melts) winter aconite bears cup-shape sunny yellow flowers.  Name: Eranthis hyemalis  Growing Conditions: Full sun or part shade and moist, well-drained soil  Size: To 3 inches tall  Zones: 4-9

12 Beautiful Bulbs Deer and Rabbits Don't Eat

Winter aconite Eranthis hyemalis These buttercup relatives spread their sunny goblet flowers in woodland borders in early spring. great for woodland floor juglone tolerant

The poeticus types of Narcissus, like this Recurvus style with reflexed petals, are super-fragrant and late to bloom.

order bulbs now (but why i'm skipping crocus

The poeticus types of Narcissus, like this Recurvus style with reflexed petals, are super-fragrant and late to bloom.

Even as summer turns to fall, it's time to think spring. Now into early autumn is the ideal time to plan, plot out, and prep beds and borders for swaths of colorful flowering bulbs. | Photo: GAP Photos

Tips for Getting the Most Out of Flower Bulbs

flower pot filled with bulbs sitting on prepared earth illustrating tips for better bulbs

For a nice, long-blooming garden, interplant daffodil with: Catmint 'Six Hills Giant' (Nepeta 'Six Hills Giant'); Phlox 'Bill Baker' (Phlox paniculata 'Bill Baker'); Fern-leaf yarrow 'Gold Plate' (Achillea filipendulina 'Gold Plate')

Tips for Getting the Most Out of Flower Bulbs

For a nice, long-blooming garden, interplant daffodil with: Catmint 'Six Hills Giant' (Nepeta 'Six Hills Giant');

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