Garden Lessons: Potted Bulbs


Text by Alice Elmore / Photography by Marcy Black Simpson

Watch your garden wake up as potted bulbs produce colorful blooms. Whether you planted in the fall or are just now beginning to dig, these ready-to-grow flower packages will delight you for weeks to come.

If you find that anticipation is half the fun of gardening, then you are probably enjoying the bulbs you planted last fall. Tulips, daffodils, crocus, and hyacinths are all spring stunners that need the chill of winter soil to make them burst forth when the weather warms.