Bulbs

Bulb plants are some of the most fun to watch come up in the spring, and add a ton of beauty to the garden. Learn to care for them here.

Close-up of hyacinth bulbs too early germination. A hyacinth sprout emerges as a slender, pale green shoot from the bulb, gradually unfurling into a cluster of vibrant green leaves arranged in a basal rosette. The leaves are long, narrow, and slightly succulent, with a glossy texture and a rich green color.

Bulbs

What To Do When Your Bulbs Come Up Too Early

Have your bulbs begun to sprout earlier than expected and you aren’t sure why? There are a couple of reasons this could happen, and luckily, they are easy to fix! In this article, gardening expert Jill Drago will discuss why this is happening to your spring beauties and what you can do to remedy the issues.

A close-up of a daffodil field, showcasing vibrant blooms with white outer petals and sunny yellow centers, radiating warmth. The slender, green stems gracefully support each blossom, swaying gently in the breeze. Lush, emerald leaves provide a verdant backdrop, completing the picturesque scene.

Bulbs

31 Daffodil Varieties to Brighten Up Your Spring Garden

How can you tell spring is in the air? Daffodils! When these bright flowers start to bloom it is a sure sign spring is here. But you don't need to choose only plain yellow ones (although those are great too!). Daffodils come in many shapes, sizes, and colors. Let Master Gardener Laura Elsner shows you 31 daffodil varieties that will brighten up your spring garden.

Close-up of many potted amaryllis not blooming. Emerging from a bulb, the sprouts of the Amaryllis unfurl into tall, sturdy stems that rise with a graceful curve. The stems bear large, teardrop-shaped buds that hold the promise of vibrant blooms.

Bulbs

Why is my Amaryllis Not Blooming?

Amaryllis are gorgeous garden and interior additions during the holidays and year-round. Follow a few key cultural practices to get your amaryllis to bloom in its first season and beyond. Garden professional Katherine Rowe reviews strategies to keep your plant blooming each year.

A cluster of crisp white paperwhite blooms with orange centers flower atop sturdy green stems.

Bulbs

How to Pickle Your Paperwhites So They Last Longer

Are you forcing paperwhite bulbs this season? Pickling your bulbs is a great way to keep your plants looking their best and standing straight and tall throughout their blooming time. In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss will walk you through the process of pickling your paperwhites.

Planting potted bulbs indoors. Close-up of a woman planting daffodil plant bulbs into a clay flower pot. Daffodil bulbs are elongated, resembling small onions, and have brown outer skin. Vertical, slender, green leaves sprout from the tops of the bulbs.

Bulbs

How to Grow Potted Bulbs Indoors

Growing potted bulbs is a great way to brighten up your indoor garden over the cooler months and enjoy spring flowers before they emerge outdoors. Gardening expert Madison Moulton provides a step-by-step guide to growing potted bulbs indoors.

A cluster of delicate white paperwhites blooms indoors.

Bulbs

How to Plant, Grow, and Care for Paperwhites

Paperwhites are beautiful and fragrant flowers that you can grow indoors in winter. These plants need little care and cheer up the winter cold with their pretty blooms. Here, gardening expert Melissa Strauss explains how to force paperwhite bulbs indoors this winter.

A close-up of beautiful dahlias flowers reveals their intricate pink and dark red blooms, with delicate, serrated petals that seem to cradle sunlight. Lush, green leaves provide a vibrant backdrop, their glossy surfaces reflecting the play of shadows and light.

Bulbs

Can You Leave Dahlias In the Ground Over the Winter?

Have you gotten caught up in the Dahlia craze and want to know whether your pretty plants will pop back up in the spring? In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss discusses whether or not dahlias can be left outside in the winter and what you can do to keep them coming back year after year.

A rustic wooden box filled with a display of pink tulip bulbs and sunny yellow daffodil bulbs. These flower bulbs rest in perfect harmony, ready to be planted and bring forth a symphony of blooming beauty in the garden.

Bulbs

How Long Can You Keep Flower Bulbs in Storage?

Storing bulbs can be a tricky process if you’re not sure how long or in what fashion they should be stored. In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss discusses how long your bulbs will last if they are stored properly.

bulbs for sun and shade

Bulbs

21 Best Bulb Varieties for Sun and Shade

Are you thinking of planting some bulbs this fall and wondering which plants will survive best in your garden? In this article, gardening expert Melissa Strauss shares 21 bulbs for sun or shade that you can plant in the garden now.