How to create a flowering flower bed with stratified bulbs in spring?

What’s the beauty of planting stratified bulbs in spring?
How and when to plant them in order to get a beautiful blooming flower bed this year?

Bulbous flowers have an amazing property to delight gardeners with their flowering, not only in those periods set by nature, but also at any other time of the year. To do this, they need a little help, which consists in creating certain conditions for the germination of the bulb.

What are stratified bulbs and what do they look like?

Stratified bulbs are bulbs that have been cooled at low temperatures in special refrigerators and are ready for planting right now, in the spring.
Compared to the autumn planting of bulbs, flowers planted in spring will bloom later, but this has its own plus: the flower bed will remain lush for a long time.

How and when to plant tulip, hyacinth and daffodil bulbs in spring?

  • Before planting, it is better to measure the temperature of the earth at a depth of 10 cm. It should be between 7 and 10 degrees.
  • It is recommended to plant tulip, daffodil and hyacinth bulbs in the ground to a depth of 5 cm, crocuses to 3 cm.
  • The depth of the spring planting should be less than that of the autumn planting. Therefore, it is not required to deepen the planting too much.
  • When planting, dolomite flour and tobacco dust can be added to the holes.
  • The bulbs themselves should be soaked in a solution of Maxim Dachnik or in a light pink solution of potassium permanganate.
  • After disembarkation, everything must be thoroughly spilled with water.

So, to summarize – autumn bulbs can be planted in spring without much risk and effort.
The most important thing in planting bulbs is the planting material used, it must be of high quality.
High-quality and healthy flower bulbs after stratification can be bought in the online store or garden centers at a very attractive price.

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