View Larger Image 6 Steps to a Successful Spring Tulip Garden 1. Bigger is BetterThese days you can buy bulbs almost anywhere. 2. Quality MattersNext year’s flower is already fully formed inside the bulb. 3. Plant with CareTulips in your garden are tucked in a vast blanket of earth 4. Don't Be StingyBulbs look best in closely planted informal clusters of three, five, seven, or nine. 5. Let the Foliage RipenOnce your bulbs have bloomed, we suggest the spent flowers to be removed to prevent the plants from expending unnecessary energy. 6. Plant at the Right TimeSpring bulbs need to establish a strong root system before the soil freezes. This means here in the South the bulbs can be planted as late as early winter. admin2018-03-06T17:37:22+00:00 Share This Story, Choose Your Platform! FacebookTwitterLinkedInRedditTumblrPinterestVkEmail Related Posts Landscape Design & Maintenance Gallery Landscape Design & Maintenance Leave A Comment Cancel replyComment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.