Still Time to Plant your Spring Flowering Bulbs in Containers

Reprinted with permission of the National Garden Bureau:


Still Time to Plant your Spring Flowering Bulbs in Containers!

Do you still have some spring bulbs that haven’t made it into the ground yet?  Don’t despair, you can still plant them in pots and enjoy the spring display!

Spring Flowering Bulbs are still available at great deals from many of our NGB Members including:
American Meadows
Brent and Becky’s Bulbs
Longfield Gardens
McClure & Zimmerman
W. Atlee Burpee and Company

Spring Bulbs in Containers Experiment
Ever wonder about how to overwinter your spring bulbs that you plant in containers? Well, here at NGB we did a little experiment to see just what would happen if you keep the planted container outside (somewhat protected), or in an attached or unattached garage.  Check out the video on how we did it and we will let you know how it turns out next spring…

Daffodils, a perennial spring favorite, are easy to plant, require little care and continue to multiply each year!

Bringing the spring “sunshine” to your garden with daffodils planted for early to late spring flowering.

Find out more about the Year of the Daffodil at our NGB website.

2 thoughts on “Still Time to Plant your Spring Flowering Bulbs in Containers

    • Good question. As far as I know, the National Garden Bureau never published their results. Either someone dropped the ball or it didn’t go well or I just need to catch up on my reading. My personal guess based on my years of gardeningbwould be that the more protected the pot is from the cold, the better the results. Additionally, location is key – are we protecting in a warmer winter area like Tennessee, or in the middle of Minnesota? ETC.

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