Summer bulbs are labor intensive, as they have to be dug and stored each fall; however, they add immeasurably to the diversity of the summer garden.
Do you follow Gertrude Jekyll’s advice about always planting three, or multiples of three?
Camassias are delightful when grouped together in the garden or in a vase.
“Spring comes to a garden with tentative indecisive steps. A foot is advanced and then withdrawn.” - Louise Beebe Wilder
The earliest crocus flowers to appear each spring are the pale lavender ones with flimsy petals...
In much of the Northern Hemisphere, March is the month where every garden worthy of the name, does have some daffodils in bloom.
Different varieties of lily bulbs can be planted to provide a succession of flowers from June through August in well-drained, sunny areas of a garden.
Unless the foliage of other perennials grows up to mask the bulb foliage as it decays, the garden looks a mess.
Flowers from bulbs are easy to arrange informally in a vase.
Each of us has our own personal method by which we confirm the onset of spring. For me it is when my ground-hugging yellow aconites bloom.