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Where to Plant Fall Bulbs: There’s Always Room for More

Posted by Kath LaLiberte on Sep 9, 2016


Summer is fading fast and soon it will be time for sweaters, warm tea and… bulb planting. It’s your once-a-year opportunity to pull out all the stops and go wild with color. (That’s tulip Princess Irene and muscari armeniacum above.)

Spring-blooming flower bulbs already contain everything they need to produce fabulous flowers. All you have to do is put them in the ground. That part is easy. For me, the struggle is finding enough places to put all the bulbs I want to plant!

Wondering where to plant bulbs around your home this fall? Curious about how to make room for them in a small or already crowded yard?  Here are 7 fresh ideas for wrapping your home in enough spring color to really turn heads.

Along a Front Walk


A Front Door Garden


In a Lawn


In a Meadow


In a Shade Garden


In a Perennial Garden


Under Trees


Looking for more spring bulb garden inspiration? You might want to read How to Plan a Spring Bulb GardenSpring Bulbs for Naturalizing, Bulbs for Curb Appeal, Fragrant Bulbs and Deer Resistant Bulbs.

Ready to shop for fall bulbs? You’ll find our complete selection of spring-blooming bulbs HERE.

Topics: Fall Planted Bulbs

Kathleen LaLiberte has been writing about gardening for more than 30 years from her home in northern Vermont, where she tends a half acre of flowers, vegetables and fruit. She has been working with Longfield Gardens since 2011.

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