Add Flowering Bulbs in Your Garden This Fall
Fall is a great time to add flowering bulbs to your garden. Flowers that bloom early in the spring, such as daffodils, tulips, crocus, and hyacinth, are planted in the fall. Horticulture Agent Leslie Rose has created a video series to help you with planting bulbs this fall.
Want to know more about planting bulbs?
- Check out the flowering bulbs section of the NC Extension Handbook.
- You may also want to read this publication about Bulbs in the Landscape from Clemson Extension.
- In the fall, you want to plant your bulbs when the soil temperature is consistently 60°F or below. You can check the soil temperature at weather stations through the NC Climate Office. If you’re in Forsyth County, the closest station with soil temperature data is the N.C. A&T State University Research Farm in Greensboro.