Once flowers fade and bulbs and tubers are dug up for winter storage, they pretty much all look alike. To ensure that youll replant them in the right location next spring, write the variety or color of the plant directly on each bulb with a permanent marker. Then store the bulbs in peat moss or newspaper in a cool, dark place. Peat Moss, Bulbs Labels, Good Ideas, Plants Direction, Dark Places, Permanent Markers, Fall Organic, Gardens, Martha Stewart
Wrap your bulbs in news paper while you preserve them before planting or giving it as a gift. The newsprint adds a bit of style to the bulbs. You can even tie a sting of twine around the neck to secure the paper and add to the gift wrapping.
Working in layers, plant bulbs in a container filled with coarse potting soil, ensuring that no bulb is planted directly above another bulb. Plant the tallest flowers deepest in the pot, and move up with shorter and shorter varieties. Cover each neck with 1 inch of soil. Water...