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Planting Bulbs for Summer Bloom

Plant these beauties in spring to brighten a summer garden.

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bulb basics
Photo 1 of 7Many people use the term "bulb" incorrectly or loosely.

Bulb Basics(1 of 7)

There are actually a number of more specific terms including rhizomes, tubers, corms, and tuberous roots. We commonly use the terms fall bulbs, spring bulbs or flower bulbs when referring to a wide range of plants for both spring and fall.

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