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Holiday Garden Gifts: How To Force Bulbs, It’s Easy!

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Did you ever think about growing your own saffron? Learn how here. (25 Saffron Crocus Bulbs-Rare Spice-Crocus Sativus)

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A Beginners Guide To Alliums | angiethefreckledrose.com | Enter to win a $50 gift card from @LFGardens #yearoftheallium @nationalgarden

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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

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Forcing Paperwhites Bulbs in Water

You will need : Paperwhites bulbs. a glass jar white pebbles water In a glass jar, make a bed of pebbles or glass beads. Orient each bulb with its flat side down and position it atop the pebbles bed. After each bulb has been seated, fill the spaces between the bulbs with more pebbles. Fill…

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When to Force Bulbs Indoors

Want a table top display of gorgeous paperwhite blooms for a special occasion? How about a giant amaryllis with giant, dazzling flowers? When it comes to forcing bulbs indoors, there's no guarantee your flowers will appear on time, but, with some simple planning, the odds are in your favour. Check out these handy bulb forcing calendars and get your blooms started.

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When to Force Bulbs Indoors

Want a table top display of gorgeous paperwhite blooms for a special occasion? How about a giant amaryllis with giant, dazzling flowers? When it comes to forcing bulbs indoors, there's no guarantee your flowers will appear on time, but, with some simple planning, the odds are in your favour. Check out these handy bulb forcing calendars and get your blooms started.

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10 Uncommon Bulbs to Plant in the Fall

Bulb for fall planting - Also called Foxtail Lilies, they don’t grow from bulbs, instead they are spidery looking tubers planted in the fall at the same time as tulips and daffodils. They are large plants requiring their space and send up giant bushy flower spires in a variety or reds, oranges and yellows as well as white. They bloom in May/June and can reach 3-6 feet tall.

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Purple Persian Buttercup Bulb Defined by a lush flowering of rich purple petals, this bulb set enhances your garden with delicate, beautiful texture. - Grows to approx. 12.5'' H - Perennial Bloom time: May to July - Full sun exposure Hardy in zones 7 to 10

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