ISSUE 43  |  Spring Forward 2016

Gardening 101: How to Plant a Bulb

October 29, 2015 1:00 PM

BY Michelle Slatalla

October is the month to plant spring-blooming bulbs. Which end goes up and how deep should you plant a tulip? In our Gardening 101 series, we explain the basics:

Photography by John Merkl for Gardenista.

Looking for inspiration? See some of our favorite spring gardens in bloom at Jane Cumberbatch’s Tulip Garden and Season of Mist: Ben Pentreath’s Dorset Garden.