How To: Plant flowering bulbs with Lowe's

Plant flowering bulbs with Lowe's

Flowering bulbs require some few common tools before planting such as compost or peat moss, work gloves, fertilizer, garden trowel or bulb planter and the garden bulb of your choice. During the spring season you can plant tender bulbs such as, irises, gladiolus and elephant ears. In terms of fall plantings you can plant bulbs such as tulips, daffodils, hyacinths and crocuses which could give a beautiful bloom in the spring. In general the blooms will last till three to four weeks, bulbs such as elephant ears which grow mainly for foliage and last for till the summer long. To get a great display first you need to plan, prepare and plant. In terms of planning you need to plant the bulbs along the pathways or scatter some bulbs such as daffodils and crocuses throughout your landscape for more natural effect also decide what color you need to plant. In terms of preparing you need to prepare the soil by adding organic materials like compost, peat moss for consistency. Use fertilizers from recommended brands like Organic Choice. Finally in terms of planting bulbs should be planted in proper depths Crocus 2-4", Hyacinth 4-6", Daffodil 8", Standard Tulip 4-6", Gladiolus 4-6", Snow Drop 3". The bulbs should be planted in such a way that it should be two to three times depth as the bulb as tall, check the bulb package for specific instructions. First dig a hole and place the bulb with the nose side up and cover with soil and add some fertilizer, this will protect the bulb during the winter. Water the bulbs after planting so that the roots could begin to grow. If you follow the steps in this video, you'll have beautiful garden in your home, office or anywhere else and could have a beautiful environment when we build something together.

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