More than Crocuses, Tulips, and Daffodils
Eight Different Kinds of Bulbs to Plant for Spring Arrival!
By Elizabeth Cornell Fake, Fairfax Master Gardener
After Labor Day, it’s time to think about planting bulbs for spring. Most garden supply stores will have a large display of bagged bulbs with more choices than you can imagine to greet spring. The question becomes not “if” bulbs, but “what” bulbs. Of course, everyone will want some tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, and crocuses as the traditional harbingers of spring. However, this is also a good time to think about some bulb choices that will give the spring garden some variety and appeal beyond the traditional selections.