Design Idea: Plant in Groups Most bulbs look best when planted in big, irregular groupings (the more bulbs, the bigger the impact) instead of straight rows. So try tossing them onto the ground and plant them where they fall -- it's fine if some bulbs end up being a little closer to each other than the recommended spacing. It adds to the natural look Beautiful Bulbs, Bulbs Plants, Favorite Bulbs, Fall It, When To Plants Bulbs, Design Ideas, Neat Ideas, Natural Looks, Bulbs To Plants In The Fall
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Stop Weeds-Besides being just plain ugly, weeds steal nutrients from the soil and may attract insects or disease. The easiest way to prevent weeds from being an issue is to spread 2 to 3 inches of mulch over the soil. Your bulbs will easily push up through it, but most weed seeds won't.
Design Idea: Layer Perennial Bulbs-For a dramatic show of spring-flowering bulbs, plant smaller perennial species such as crocus or scilla over bigger bulbs such as daffodils, tulips, and lilies. That way you'll get twice the color in the same space
Pools of yellow 'King Alfred' daffodils, 'Red Apeldoorn' tulips, grape hyacinths and white hyacinths ramble among boulders in this woodland garden Plant large bulbs in groups of 5 to 15 bulbs of each type. Small bulbs are most effective in groupings of 15 to 25.
Bulb planting tips to create big color impact in your garden with easy-growing bulbs that bloom in spring, summer, or fall.
Put the Right Plants Togetherut together a stunning garden simply by creating fun plant combos. Look for great color or texture contrasts. Here, for example, the ferny, blue-green foliage of bleeding heart is a perfect contrast for the golden carpet of Irish moss. Both are accented nicely by red sedum.