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Fall best time to plant spring flowering bulbs

Fall best time to plant spring flowering bulbs

By Melanie Mathieson The Gardening Guru

Although spring is many months away, this is the time of year that gardeners must think ahead to spring if they want to be rewarded with the first flowers of the season from bulbs that are planted in the fall.

Spring flowering bulbs consist of many species, such as tulips, hyacinths, snowdrops, daffodils, crocus, and even irises. These bulbs must endure a period of cold (winter season) while in the ground in order to activate their growth pattern when the soil warms.

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