First Signs of Spring With Early Blooming Tulips

One of my favorite things going from Winter to Spring, besides the warmer weather, is watching everything start to green up and bloom. I always love the first signs of spring when the grass starts to turn green and little buds start to form on the trees. Another favorite sign? Those early Spring blooming Tulips!

First Signs of Spring

first signs of spring

I love getting out and playing in the dirt, um gardening, when the weather allows. Last Fall I had received several different varieties of tulip bulbs from Longfield Gardens. I planted my bulbs before winter set in last Fall. This Spring, I was so excited to see my tulips pop out of the ground. I had actually never planted bulbs before so I was a little nervous if I did it correctly. The beauty pictured above is the Hemisphere tulip.

first signs of spring
I have never had tulips in my garden before, most because they have such a short life span. However, I now have a new appreciation for them. I love the vibrancy of the colors, especially after such an incredibly long winter. I also enjoy this magnificent sign of the warm weather to come.

first signs of spring

The varieties I received from Longfield Gardens are the following: Striped Apeldoorn, Shirley, Flaming Purissima, Hemisphere, and Moulin Rouge. Some of the varieties bloom early Spring, while others bloom Mid-Spring, or Late Spring. For planting, I did mix the different blooming times with one another.

I am extremely happy with the quality of the bulbs I received this past Fall from Longfield. Did you know that bulbs are a very easy and economical way to ensure you have flowers the following spring?

Here are some quick and easy way to plant bulbs:

  1. Dig a hole 3-4 times deep as the bulb height.
  2. Set bulbs firmly in place, following spacing guidelines.
  3. Cover with soil and water thoroughly.

Don’t delay, order your bulbs now! Connect with Longfield Gardens on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, YouTube, and their blog!

Watch for my next post on Dahlia’s coming soon!

Do you plant bulbs in your garden? What variety of bulbs have you planted?



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