In The Garden: Spring Bulbs

Bulbs: Invest Now for a Beautiful Spring Display Nothing says “spring” quite like the emergence of daffodils!  I love how their cheerful yellow faces banish the gloom of winter and announce the hopefulness of sunshine and warmer weather. Although it may be difficult to think spring when the holidays are right around the corner, now is the time to plant these harbingers of spring:  tulips, daffodils, crocuses, hyacinth and grape hyacinths.

Bulbs: Invest Now for a Beautiful Spring Display

Nothing says “spring” quite like the emergence of daffodils!  I love how their cheerful yellow faces banish the gloom of winter and announce the hopefulness of sunshine and warmer weather. Although it may be difficult to think spring when the holidays are right around the corner, now is the time to plant these harbingers of spring:  tulips, daffodils, crocuses, hyacinth and grape hyacinths. When to plant? Now is the time! To bloom well, spring-flowering bulbs need a cooling period of 12-16 weeks. In the Nashville area, bulbs should be planted in November/December after cold weather is here to stay. I …