Popular in Bulbs

Bulbs

Our guide to bulbs takes you from spring through fall and winter and back again for year after year filled with the color, beauty, and variety of these essential garden plants. Unlike many other garden flowers, spring bulbs get their start in autumn when they are planted. Our simple tips to follow in fall will have beautiful results in spring. With hundreds of kinds of bulbs to plant, we've made the guesswork simple with the favorite spring-blooming beauties of the garden editors at Better Homes and Gardens. Naturalizing bulbs in the lawn is a newfound way to integrate bulbs into the landscape; we have the best bulbs to achieve this surprising dash of spring color. If the wide assortment of bulbs leaves you stymied as to planting timetables, put your worries aside with a helpful chart that lets you know what to plant when. As with perennials and annuals, different types of bulbs need different care; we've gathered all those care tips in one guide, as well as planting tips for bulbs in every season. Containers are a good way to spotlight the beauty of bulbs; use these ideas for outdoor pots of your favorite spring bulbs or indoor pots in winter when you force early blooms.

Trick some tulips, daffodils, or crocus into early bloom and enjoy spring...

Summer flowers electrify your garden with some of the most spectacular color o...

Among the most beloved bulbs, tulips also offer some of the biggest variety....

There are hundreds of daffodils on the market. Here are our top picks for your...

Add pockets of color and cheer with containers planted with spring-blooming...

Don't let deer, rabbits, or other hungry critters ruin your spring show. Selec...

Learn what you need to know to enjoy beautiful dahlia flowers.

Agapanthus is a landscape staple in warm-winter regions, and it's no wonder wh...

Fill your garden with beautiful bulbs that bloom in spring, summer, and fall....

Double daffodils are the show-offs of the daffodil world. Not content with a...

Alliums may be in the onion family, but these top-notch garden plants are...

How to prolong the vase life of cut dahlias.

Deadheading is a popular practice but do you know all the ways to keep flowers...

Alliums are some of the most versatile bulbs for the spring and summer garden....

Most tulips have a reputation for fizzling out after a couple of years. But if...

I've noticed that after my daffodils bloom, they develop pods on the stems. Ar...

Cannas bring tropical splendor to gardens in all regions. These bold plants...

Use these planting tips so you can enjoy a beautiful display of...

Beautiful tuberous begonias are among the most elegant of shade-loving plants....

Nothing beats a dahlia for summer color. Growing these varied, spiky flowers i...

This easy-to-grow charmer works both indoors and out. Oxalis bears colorful,...

A bed or container of glorious tulip bulbs declares the arrival of spring. To...

Funnel-shaped white callas represent a simple cool elegance in the garden, but...

close
close
close
close
close

Loading... Please wait...

I Did It!
Share on Facebook
Uh oh! Please pick a jpg at least 600x600px. Done close
Choose Cancel close
Share on Facebook
Uh oh! Your photo failed to upload. Please try again or visit your profile.
Done Cancel close
No one has shared their photo yet.
close