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

Posted by Kath LaLiberte on Sep 9, 2016

Planting Fall Bulbs There's Always Room for More - Longfield Gardens

Summer is fading fast and soon it will be time for sweaters, warm tea and… planting fall bulbs. 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 with fall bulbs is finding enough places to put all the ones 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 seven fresh ideas for wrapping your home in enough spring color to really turn some heads.

Planting Bulbs Along a Front Walk

Planting Fall Bulbs There's Always Room for More - Longfield Gardens

Spring Bulbs Beside a Front Door

Planting Fall Bulbs There's Always Room for More - Longfield Gardens

Planting Bulbs in a Lawn

Planting Fall Bulbs There's Always Room for More - Longfield Gardens

Spring Bulbs in a Meadow

Planting Fall Bulbs There's Always Room for More - Longfield Gardens

Planting Bulbs In a Shade Garden

Planting Fall Bulbs There's Always Room for More - Longfield Gardens

Spring Bulbs in a Perennial Garden

Planting Fall Bulbs There's Always Room for More - Longfield Gardens

Planting Bulbs Under Trees

Planting Fall Bulbs There's Always Room for More - Longfield Gardens

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 How-To Spring Blooming 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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