The first step to planting fall bulbs for a garden bursting with spring color is to figure out how many bulbs you’ll need! We’ve put together examples of large and small fall bulb planting scenarios, complete with an estimate of how many bulbs you’ll need to create each look.
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If you have to plant more than ten tulips, save your hands (and back) and plant how we do with the trenching method. Trenching method is just as it sounds. Instead of digging one small hole for each of your tulips, you dig a trench big enough to hold them all, pop your bulbs in and cover it back up. Done. There are a few more specifics that I will divulge underneath, but I appreciate the trench method because I can plant multiple varieties at once. This comes in handy for fl