Plant Bulbs Until Ground Freezes

After a long, cold winter, who can resist the early blooms of daffodils, crocuses and tulips? Although September is the best time to plant bulbs, you can plant up to Thanksgiving day (as long as the ground isn’t frozen).

Fort Collins Nursery offers the best in bulbs! Chose from our wide selection: tulip, daffodil, narcissus, snowdrop, hyacinth and allium. Don’t know which bulbs will perform best for you? Take this quiz from Better Homes & Gardens.

Enjoy the delicate, fast-grown blooms of indoor paper whites? Start your paperwhite bulbs in the next few weeks for fragrant flowers throughout the holidays. We now have amaryllis bulbs, too!

We also have all great selection of bulb accessories: gravel, vases, bulb planter tools, books and bulb fertilizers. Don’t forget a pot for your paperwhites!

For more on bulb planting and care, visit the Colorado State University Cooperative Extension Fall-Planted Bulbs and Corms fact sheet.

Originally published on October 21st, 2011. Updated on November 3rd, 2011.