Fall Plants: Plant Flower Bulbs This Fall for a Beautiful Spring Garden

As the leaves start to turn, it’s the perfect time to get fall plants settled in for a lovely garden next spring

Foolproof Fall Plants

Once Labor Day is past, many gardeners think of the growing season as finished, but in fact, the opposite is true: fall is the start of the growing season for many plants. Flower bulbs are amongst the easiest plants to grow; all you need to do is to get them into the ground. September through December is the best time of year for planting bulbs, as most fall plants need a period of chilling over the winter to perform well next spring. By planting them in the early fall, you get them off to a good start while the soil is moist from rainfall and before the temperature drops below freezing.

The Best Fall Season Plants

If you’re looking for good fall plants, you can’t go wrong with flower bulbs. From snowdrops, crocuses and anemone blanda to hyacinths, daffodils, tulips and irises, flower bulbs offer a succession of glorious color for your garden from February through June. Plant a single variety en masse for maximum impact or combine two or more types of flower bulbs for a unique effect. For an effortlessly gorgeous garden next spring, choose one of our flower bulb collections with specially selected varieties in complementary shades.

Order Your Fall Plants in Advance

The secret to a beautiful garden display is planning ahead, and it’s never too early to be thinking about fall plants for the next season. Our flower bulbs are grown in the Netherlands and shipped from September onwards; we recommend that you plant them as soon as possible after delivery. However, if weather conditions prevent this, store them in a cool, dry place until there is a break in the weather; even if you plant them as late as December, you can look forward to months of color next spring. Choose from our range of great fall plants for every situation: with our wholesale pricing, the more you buy, the less you pay per bulb.

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