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For sequential waves of flowers, plant a "bulb sandwich" layering crocus, tulip and daffodil bulbs in the same hole

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For sequential waves of flowers, plant a "bulb sandwich" layering crocus, tulip and daffodil bulbs in the same hole / This Old House

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. Leave

"Sandwich" Bulbs for Six Weeks of Blooms

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.

Grab a container and plant layers of bulbs that will give you three bursts of color when spring arrives. Choose bulb varieties that flower a few weeks apart, such as crocus, tulips, and daffodils, which will bloom in rotation for up to six weeks.    To fill a container thats 12 inches in diameter and 12 to 14 inches deep, youll want about 9 crocus, 7 tulip, and 5 daffodil bulbs.

"Sandwich" Bulbs for Six Weeks of Blooms

do in the fall plant layers of bulbs that will give you three bursts of color when spring arrives. Choose bulb varieties that flower a few weeks apart, such as crocus, tulips, and daffodils, which will bloom in rotation for up to six weeks.

How To Plant 300 Tulips in One Hour | Life and Lawns

Here are step by step instructions and pictures that will show you all how to plant a large grouping of tulips. Keep in mind that tulips in large groups can

Layered bulb container. Container cut in half to show the layered effect…

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 pot! Bottom is daffodils, middle is tulip's and top is crocus. For six and more weeks of bloom!

Layered Bulb Pots - Bottom is daffodils, middle is tulip's and top is crocus. I'll have to replace the daffodils, very allergic to them!

Because of my track record with flower bulbs, which is along the lines of Charlie Brown's record with kicking footballs, the Netherlands Flower Bulbs Information Center has appointed me its poster child.

When it comes to flower bulbs, I admit it: I’m dim

Diagram for planting fall bulbs in layered method. Double-decker planting: Daffodils and muscari, above, bloom in a second wave of spring color. In fall, the bulbs were planted in layers, left.

By Heather Rhoades Containers are not just for perennials and annuals. Bulbs, especially tulip bulbs, can make a spectacular focal point in your spring garden. But eventually the weather will start to get cold and you will need to decide what to do with the tulip bulbs in containers that you have. Overwintering your tulip…

How To Care For Potted Tulips Over Winter

Eventually the weather will get cold and you will need to decide what to do with the tulip bulbs in containers that you have. Overwintering your tulip bulbs in containers is one option, and this article will help.

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