We are expecting colchicum and fall crocus at the end of August
Spring flowering bulbs arrive in September
The plantation of Garlic is from September to November. It enjoys well drained soil. Garlic can be eaten in the following ways ; the flower that you can harvest in June and the bulb that can be harvested 4 to 5 weeks after the flowering.
The culture of Allium is easy and allows you to enjoy an amazing spring or summer bloom. They appreciate most types of soil as long as they are well drained. Its fragrance of Garlic can help to keep squirrels away. Its flower stem can reach up to one meter in some cultivar.
The Amaryllis bulb appreciates being cramped in a pot with potting soil. He benefits more if you plant it outside during the summer and you bring it inside in September when the nights starts being cool. A spectacular gift for the holidays.
Rhizome that is planted in automn that will produce an abundance of flowers. A rich soil with compost is suitable for it as long as it is kept moist and well drained. It is recommanded to soak the rhizome for 24 hours before planting them.
Easy-to-grow plants that can bloom for consecutive years. They have good resistance to diseases. Her bluish bloom is from late May to early June.
Chionodoxa form beautiful star-shaped flowers of six petals in shades of blue, rose or white, while displaying proeminent yellow anthers. Its culture is easy and its resistance to diseases makes it interesting for the amateur gardener. To plant in ordinary well-drained soil.
Bulb with amazing bloom around mid-September or early October. Only the flower comes out while the foliage unfolds in the spring. To plant in a rich and moist soil, in a sunny place.
Among the earliest spring flowers, the Eranthis offers a radiant show as early as March. It request a rich and moist soil until the beginning of summer. Soak the bulbs before planting them.
The Eremurus produces a remarkable spike of flowers that can reach up to one meter high. It likes a rich and slightly sandy soil since it hardly support humidity in winter. Plant in a location in full sun.
Beautiful spring plant reminiscent of lilies. Requires a moist soil that is rich in hummus, while being well drained. The Erythronium enjoys shade or partial shade.
A plant with a peculiar shape forming bell-shaped flowers, the Fritillaries are an intriguing addition to the flowerbed. They enjoy both the sun and the shade, a rich soil mixed with compost, and being kept moist.
Pretty plant producing bell-shaped white flowers appearing around mid-April. The Galanthus enjoys a moist, well-drained soil rich in hummus. Squirrels are not fond of them since they are toxic.
Ipheions are grown both in pots and in flowerbeds in zone 5 as long as they are protected from the cold by mulch. They form large star-shaped flowers. This plant enjoys a soil rich in compost, well drained and a sunny place.
Protect your hyacinth bulbs with mulch for the winter as it is a fragile plant. In addition, prune the fruit so that it can focuses on making its energy reserve in the bulb.
Amongst the first bulbous plants to bloom in spring, its flowers are small, bell-shaped and the flowering period last a long time. The Leucojum has an interesting peculiarity; it tolerates moist soil, even when wet, which is rare for a bulbous plant.
Plant with a delicate appearance, but do not rely on this first impression since they are very resistant and can bloom for several years. The Muscaris are content with ordinary soil as long as it is rich, well drained and sunny in spring. Fertilize them early in spring.
The Narcissus, or true Daffodil, takes its name from the Greek myth of Narcissus and Echo; its flowers bowing towards water points, its beauty and its toxicity, the squirrels avoiding it. Incorporate to the soil a layer of compost in spring. After flowering, apply a fertilizer rich in potash.
The Ornithogalum produces a star-shaped white flower that blooms in early August. Its flowering can last up to three weeks and it has a preference for half-shaded places.
Known as Chile's Oxalis, it has an inverted heart-shaped foliage and blooms in late spring. It is possible to cultivate it indoor.
The Puschkinias are easy-to-grow bulb plants with an abundant spring flowering. They will enjoy a dry soil during the summer and an ordinary one during spring. They require a sunny or half-shaded place.