Flower bulb planting tips


Planting bulbs is to’fall or spring as the flowering period.

The bulbs that bloom in spring plants are al’fall and those that bloom the’summer planting in the spring.

Planting tulip bulbs, hyacinths, crocus, daffodils or lilies and gladioli deserves some advice.

What soil to plant bulbs?

The stony, too heavy and often flooded are absolutely avoided.

They prevent the bulb from developing properly and prolonged flooding would eventually rot the bulb.

  • Bulbous plants prefer, in general, rather mild and warm soils.

What exposure for bulb flowers?


It depends on each plant.
Refer to advice from Gardening Malinen typing the name of the flower to see all its features.

What distance between each bulb?

In general, do not plant bulbs least 2 10/15 inches apart.

Nevertheless, one can reduce the space for crocus or snowdrop which are all small flowers.

It will however increase this distance for cannas or iris at a rate of 20-30 cm

What is the planting technique?

Use a planter, that’It is especially dedicated to classic or bulbs, or simply a spade.

Make a hole equivalent to 2 or 3 times the height of the bulb and land cover, making sure that the entire surface of the bulb is in contact with the earth.

Must bulbs in our gardens:

  • The crocus and snowdrop found their place when’they are directly planted in the grass. They will form from the’Winter beautiful color tasks.
  • The tulips offer an incredible variety of colors. They are planted without limit in all your flower beds, along the hedge, under trees and even pot for your patio.
  • The narcissus, daffodils, the Hyacinths , the lily, the Gladioli, the bluebells, the muscari or the arum are true wonders essential to the garden.

You are now ready to plant your bulbs and have pretty flowers in your garden, happy gardening!

You can also find:
  • Plant bulbs in a clay soil or flooded
  • Planting trees and shrubs
  • Planting roses
  • Plantation heather plants