Planting Bulbs is Easy!
When is the best time to plant tulips, daffodils and most other bulbs in fall?
In most areas, the “window” of time for planting bulbs in fall is fairly wide. Here is a practical way to plan: Time to start planting bulbs: once night-time temperatures drop into the low 50s F or 40s F (4 to 10 C) for two weeks. Time to finish up: ...FAQ
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Depth of planting
A basic rule is to plant at least twice as deep as the height of the bulb with a minimum depth of 2 inches or about 5 cm. Too shallow planting leads to poor, incomplete root development and short scrawny plants. Shallow planting also increases the risk of frost damage. Planting too deeply increases the chances of the bulb rotting and also weakens the growth considerably as it pushes upwards