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Planting Bulbs for Summer Bloom

Plant these beauties in spring to brighten a summer garden.

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when and where to plant bulbs
Photo 4 of 7To get those summer flowers, plant your flower bulbs in late spring to early summer.

When and Where to Plant Bulbs (4 of 7)

In terms of location, groups of bulbs make a much nicer show than individual "soldiers marching single file."
Most bulb flowers require full sun to light shade.
Create greater color impact in the garden by planting clusters of same-color flowers together in blocks or "bouquets." Visually, you get more "bang for the buck."

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