Paula's Patch: A Minnesota Garden

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Spring Bulb Planting October 20, 2009

Well – we had some mild weather (60 degrees) over the weekend and I had an opportunity to get some spring bulbs in the ground. Woohoo!

wheelbarrow image

spring bulb planting

bulb planting hole

bulb planting hole

I dug two 10″ deep holes and layered my bulbs (pointed side facing up).

Tulips on the bottom layer – Daffodils in the middle layer – and Crocus in the top layer.

tulip bulbs

tulip bulbs
daffodil bulbs

daffodil bulbs

crocus bulbs

crocus bulbs

This method/technique was mentioned in my earlier post, Rainy Weather, as provided by  Bachmans.

I tried to find the most sunny spots in my very shady garden. I also marked my planting spot since many times I’ve forgotten where I’ve planted bulbs.

I’ll give you a full report in the spring when I’m able to see how (or if) this layered approach worked!

garden spring bulb marker

garden spring bulb marker


One Response to “Spring Bulb Planting”

  1. […] as deep as the bulb is tall. A bulb planting tool works great for this. I am particularly fond of layering bulbs since I have limited […]

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