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posted: 9/8/2013 1:00 AM

Art in the garden: Time to plant bulbs begins soon

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  • These crocus will multiply to form a solid mass of purple.

    These crocus will multiply to form a solid mass of purple.

  • Bouquets of daffodils are planted between still-sleeping hostas.

    Bouquets of daffodils are planted between still-sleeping hostas.

 
By Diana Stoll
The Planterís Palette

Planting bulbs takes a leap of faith. You purchase and plant seemingly lifeless bulbs in the fall and wait. Those who take the leap are richly rewarded when flowers in a multitude of colors burst from the soil chasing away the gray days of winter.

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