Bulbs Articles

In some places, gladiolas can be left in the ground all winter. In colder climates, though, they... read more
Are you tired of planting tulips and crocus bulbs only to have them disappear because mice and... read more
Bees and butterflies have been experiencing drastic declines in the past few years. Many believe... read more
My yard is abuzz with bees from early Spring until late October.  Sometimes, I have to swat them... read more
Like you, I’m harvesting vegetables and fruits from my garden and preparing them for storage.  I... read more
All the historical, antique, or heirloom plants in my gardens put on spectacular shows.  I’ve... read more
Yes, I sleep with bananas all winter long.  A ‘Super Dwarf Cavendish’ banana plant, that is.  It’s... read more
If you garden in an area not affected by drought, you may wonder why I’m obsessing.  #1: High... read more
Welcome to our Growing Guides for flowers. On this page, we cover popular annuals, perennials,... read more
When it seems like winter will never lose its icy grip, the dainty goblet-shaped crocus pushes... read more
Hyacinth bulbs are planted in the fall and borne in spring. The Victorians revered hyacinths for... read more
Cannas are among the most colorful summer bulbs—as flamboyant as their tropical American ancestry—... read more
Gladiolus is a perennial favored for its beautiful, showy flowers. Its flowers grow on tall spikes... read more
Lily flowers are valued for their large, very showy, often fragrant flowers. The 6 plain or... read more
Where to buy tulip bulbs: Burpee Gardening Long live the tulip! We can buy tulip bulbs in virtually... read more
Where to buy daffodil bulbs: Burpee Gardening Sunny, yellow daffodils are a wonderful sign that... read more
Where to buy dahlia seeds and bulbs: Burpee Gardening In cold climates of North America, dahlias... read more
For a winter bouquet, here is a list of spring-blooming shrubs and trees that can be forced to... read more
Here are a few important tips on how to care for tropical bulbs from The Old Farmer's Almanac... read more
See our how to grow spring-planted bulbs. Our handy chart takes the guess-work out of planting... read more
When you shop for bulbs, you’ll see some labeled as “good for naturalizing.” This means that they... read more
Here are key flower bulb growing tips from The Old Farmer’s Almanac. Turn the soil over to a depth... read more
See our how to grow fall-planted (spring-flowering) bulbs with our handy chart.  Fall-planted bulbs... read more