Spring Bulb Planting Tips
Spring time has finally arrived! Now it is time to start the gardening season off right. Refresh your yard with some wonderful products available at Town Hardware. Enhance your garden or flowerbeds by planting a variety of high quality bulbs sold at Town Hardware.
Lawns and gardens are transformed when spring flowers come into bloom. During the earliest weeks of spring, temperatures may still be cool. However conditions are perfect to plant Gladiolus, Begonias, Calla Lilies, Lilies, Ranunculus, Cannas, Dahlias and other summer flowering bulbs. Smart bulb planting starts with high-quality bulbs. Our supplier, Netherland Bulb Company will yield beautiful blooms. Typically the bigger bulbs will bloom better than the small.
For optimal yield, find a spot that has well drained and fertile soil to plant the bulbs. Once you have found the best spot for planting follow these steps.
- Dig a hole to the required depth. Depth is measurement of space between the soil line and top of bulb or bare root. We offer a variety of bulb planters to aid in digging holes.
- Supplement the soil with some bone meal.
- Set the bulbsor bare root in place, pointed side or sprout side upward.
- Cover the bulbsby replacing the soil and water thoroughly.
Always keep your area free of unwanted weeds and other harmful factors. Be ready to watch your gardening area transform into beautiful blooming flowers.
After planting the bulbs, they will require frequent watering and keep the ground around them moist. Additional fertilizer is not required for these bulbs to grow well. They should do just fine with the care that you provide for them. If you have any concerns or questions feel free to call or visit the store so that the gardening team can give you the best advice on all of your early spring gardening needs!
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