layering bulbs in planters to bloom during spring
Photo: Brian Wilder
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13. Spring Prep Now

Layer spring bulbs in a frost-proof planter for staggered blooms when the weather warms. Larger bulbs, like daffodils, go in first, at 8 inches deep; then tulips, at 6 inches; and smaller bulbs, closer to the surface.

Cape Cod 14-by-14-inch planter, about $80; 35 mixed bulbs, about $10;
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