For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere (I specify this because I’ve got quite a few readers down under), fall is just around the corner. That means it’s time to think about planting flower bulbs for your spring garden.

I’ve found a handy site that goes over all the basics such as how long before your first winter freeze is expected should you plant. How deep should each type of bulb be planted? There are illustrated step-by-step instructions on how to plant bulbs for beginners.

Plants like irises and alliums need to be planted twice as deep in the soil as a crocus bulb. If you live somewhere with warmer winters, you can still plant them, you’ll have to start with a good 6-week chill n the refrigerator first.

This handy guide even has aftercare instructions for when your bulbs bloom in the spring.

Check it out and start planning your garden today: https://www.americanmeadows.com/how-to-plant-flower-bulbs