Love ranunculus!!! They are so bright and cheerful in the early spring! We’re looking forward to really growing our garden this year, and I will be planting bulbs for the first time! By the way, you aren’t kidding about the poor selection at big box stores. I love tulips, although I didn’t really start to appreciate them until I moved away from the Skagit Valley for college. Definitely need more help with anemones…, My favorite fall-planted flower is Winter Aconites. In a cold climate with a true winter, germination is simply delayed until the warm weather returns. This stonecrop stands out from typical fall bloomers with its thick, succulent leaves. I’m excited to give them a go this Fall! Asters are another fantastic choice for fall planting – they like the cooler temps and they make great cutting flowers. ? With the exception of a few "fall-blooming" types, bulbs are planted in the fall and bloom the following spring. My daughter is excited to learn as well so I am hoping this is something we can share together for years to come! They’re so enchanting – I’m completely obsessed with them! Tulips and Narcissus. :) The colors and textures are amazing and they would be such a lovely addition to the Spring season. Ranunculus is a favorite of mine, i’m so Excited to give it a try next spring. Mar 28, 2017 - We are a family-run flower farm located in Washington’s Skagit Valley, specializing in growing unique, uncommon, and heirloom flowers. Narcissus, especially the double varieties, hands down! That spring, with a new baby, I noticed a new weed coming up all over my yard. I’m partial to daffodils because of their ease, hardiness and reliability, although the mini course has encouraged me to give tulips a try this year. They remind me of peonies, which are my all time favorite flowers! Ever since then I’ve been dreaming and planning out my cut flower garden behind my garage. I’m a sucker for interesting tulips, ranunculus and anemones and any variety that looks more like peonies and garden roses! I also love allium bulbs. I absolutely love ranunculus! currently have a large greenhouse on the property as well. Every donation, no Every spec of help is welcome ?! Those frilly, apricot-colored beauties were my favorite flower in my wedding bouquet and now they’re my favorite bit of color to see popping out of the ground in an otherwise rather dreary February. They’re beautiful and so long lasting. I just survived my first winter in Buffalo, NY, and the bulbs peeking out of the ground in spring were such a welcome sight! These cheery little flowers are just what I need to get through the remaining remnants of a dreary winter. First fall for me planting spring bulbs. Neither are fun, at least in my opinion. So I am a little anxious thatniw I’ll mess them up this year but am hopeful! Cooper Image Tulips every spring? I am so excited that deer are so opposed to narcissus! Giant Allium! I planted a few bulbs last fall that yielded multiple striking crimson blooms. Thank you for doing a giveaway- your farm is beautiful!? I can totally relate to your living the dream comment while actually feeling cold, wet, and miserable!! This is my first year trying to grow my own bulbs! I love seeing tulips bloom in the spring! It’s so simple and elegant. They pack such a punch, in an arrangement or in the garden. They are such a happy spring flower! They definitely make early Spring more bearable :). I love daffodils. However, it’s important that you know what the best plants for fall are. Your book has been a wonderful tool. I had never seen them before growing them this past spring and I was definitely amazed! I hate planting bulbs but they are incredibly worth it!! The ruffley doubles are just so breathtaking and not the tulips I grew up with. In the pnw after a long, cold, wet and gray winter. In college, I worked as a hired hand for a few families planting flowers, digging weeds, raking leaves, you name it. Can’t wait to plant daffodils Outside my fence, the sweetest cheerful faces for welcoming one home! Cooper Image Tulips every spring? The mysterious and eye catching anemone. Ranunculus because it was one of my wedding flowers! It was like magic happening right before my eyes. I look forward to these blooms every April and May. Excited to try ranunculus. I love tulips, too, though, and yours are so pretty! Every spring I was away, I wished I was at home to see the fields. To show you just how productive the fall season can be in your garden, here are five things you can plant now to make the most of it! It’s so hard to choose just one! Want to try your bulbs, especially the ranunculus, have not had the best luck growing them. Soooo fingers crossed. I am excited to try winter aconite this year. Ranunculus is one of my favorite flowers, but I haven’t tried growing them yet. Rather than try to sell her in that state, i used the bunch to get a beautiful armload shot, and then had people in my town nominate some deserving teachers as it was teacher appreciation week and donated the flowers to those individuals. They are so elegant and lovely! This fall I have promised myself to plant unique tulips and daffodils. I do have to say thank you, because between blog posts, and your mini-courses, I’ve found a wealth of knowledge that I’m putting to good use. Daffodils are my favorite! As the daylight hours grow shorter, it is a reminder that now is the time to get bulbs in the ground in order to … I think tulips might be my most favorite flower, period (might be because it’s like choosing a favorite child- you can’t)! How to plant colorful front porch fall flower pots with mums, pumpkins, kale, & more! Tulips have always been a favorite but I’m really eager to try ranunculus. Tulips will always be my favorite fall planted bulb/flower, but I love seeing all of the different types of flowers and varieties that pop up! This is Emma Henderson from the Baldwin County Board of greenhouses and/or milk crate gardens at each of the 7 schools in our Last year Thank you! Red and green striped ruffled tulips and orange cupped yellow daffodils. Taping papers together to draw out, expand, and plan next years blooms after my first season! Tulips are my favorite fall planted bulb. I grew all of the flowers for our wedding this summer. I plant Erlicheer bulbs every year on my birthday in October. Ohhh how I love ranunculus! But they were gorgeous! Their appearance every year is such a joy. Cannot wait till spring already! My wife and I have been adding flowers to our vegetable garden for the last two years and this fall, we’re expanding to include bulbs. I sure miss not being able to do that anymore. I’m looking forward to growing tulips this upcoming season and can’t wait to hear your growing tips! Some varieties, such as ice pansies, can actually survive a dusting of snow! I love the variety of narcissus and am most looking forward to planting some beautiful yellows this fall! Every spring the bright yellow blooms, that she planted, pop up through the green grass and my 4 girls and I trudge up the hill to pick a few and just sit among them. can’t wait to try my hand at a cut flower garden. Endless thank yous for the knowledge, seeds, and bulbs that you share. But then again all spring bulbs make me happy because they mean more flowers are coming! Hands down, ranunculus is where it’s at! I’ve never mail-ordered bulbs before, but you are inspiring me to try! 2.8K likes. We have a vegetable planting chart in place. I am finally at a point in my life that I can garden for myself. Plant daffodils in the fall for reliable spring blooms year after year. Ranunculus is my favorite flower, hands down! be interested in becoming a “Farmer Friend” by supporting our I love your book. Thank you for the beauty you and your family bring into the world! We ship bulbs at the right time for planting (usually beginning in early September), and most varieties are shipped bareroot (not potted in soil). Once you know what is safe and beneficial to plant, explore your options, look over your neighbor’s garden—the one with awesome beauty and plenty of pollinators flitting about— and choose what you love. Once the plants reach roughly 12 inches tall, we give them a hard pinch (snip out 3-4 inches of the growing center) which encourages low basal branching, increased stem count, and overall stem length. underprivileged families in the area, so it is extremely important As I am in the learning the basics part of my floral education. You have some wonderful selections. The mysterious and eye catching anemone for sure! ?✨. Maybe one day when I have a hoop house, I’ll try again! I’m a sucker for hyacinth. My daughter lives next door and I’d love to share some with her! Ranunculus are my favorite! I would have to say my favorite fall planted bulb is Ranunculus! Our thriving research and education farm is dedicated to giving flower lovers the tools and information they need to grow the gardens of their dreams. Every spring my elementary school was surrounded by a bountiful circle of narcissus. Yeyyyy! When I worked as a floral designer, I would dream of growing ranunculous. So dreamy! Out in the field we have a HUGE patch of narcissus that come back every season which I inevitably add to each year. Half the fun is seeing them pop in places you don’t remember them being the previous year. A wonderful legacy! What beauty and variety. Ranunculus! While I love all of these flowers, I have a fondness in my heart for Daffodils. Thank you for sharing all of your wisdom, knowledge and encouragement with us. I tried ranunculus last year with no luck, hoping they do better this year! For the best selection and the most unique varieties you’ll want to explore your mail-order options, both from print catalogs and online shops. I’d never planted bulbs before, but they worked out well. It’s hard to believe you have not always done bulbs. Especially bc as far as my finances are right now, bulbs would sadly be a frivolous spending item for me. Being in Texas, our winter didn’t last long but neither does our spring! They lift your spirit and remind me that the warm sun is on its back. -Though I have to admit after seeing those Cooper Image Tulips … I might have a new favorite that I can grow in my own garden. The center bloom of this plant is completely flat and the florets do not touch it, although they do cover it as they go inwards. Here’s a list of the 15 best plants to plant in your fall garden. Your pastel, picotee and yellow corms turn into the most beautiful spring flowers! I’d love to answer with something that was either a filler or greenery because year after year I lack in those departments,,, if there’s no wrong answer can I say raspberry canes? Occasionally, you’ll find a few treasures. While it’s difficult to narrow it down to just one ? I love giant Allium. I love tulips! I love them all. Feb 20, 2018 - Today is the third and (slightly delayed) final installment of a three-part blog post focused on my favorite bulbs for fall planting. We grow several varieties and they’re my favorite spring bulb to grow/arrange. I am most excited to plant anemone and ranunculus this year. Thank you Erin and crew! They were everywhere growing up so the nostalgia is strong. Can’t wait to order tomorrow! I love tulips! Every spring in Pella, Iowa there’s a festival called Tulip Time, where the entire town celebrates its dutch heritage as well. Of all the blooms I saw, my favorites are definitely ranunculus and dahlias (not a fall bulb, but still my favorite). Here, they are more easily planted in spring. Just this morning, we had our offered accepted on a beautiful little butter yellow home. For as long as I can remember, Ranunculus have been my favorite flower. Looking forward to trying my hand at growing both of these and gifting some bulbs to our beloved local flower farm. I completely understand the end-of-season weariness, especially with dahlias, which set Fall bulbs on the back burner. Our bees will LOVE these bulbs next spring! Last year I grew anemones for the first time and absolutely fell in love with them. And I do love daffodils. I’ve always planted tulips in the fall, but this year am excited to try something new!!! When we first moved into our house 15 years ago, I planted daffodils. Ranaculus bulbs are my favorite and I love the new ones I see coming up for sale. I just bought mine this morning. They’re bright happy and fool proof! My favorite will always be tulips , but I am a sucker for pink spring blooms in general!!!! Although I love all spring flowers and it’s my favorite season, daffodils hold the number one place in my heart. Crocus are my favorite spring bulb. Container-grown plants in this category can be planted from early to mid-fall. Crocus!! xoxo, Grape hyacinths- little cuties! 1. :). They also generate the most growing related questions because they have special requirements for success. For the first part of spring, they are the only green in my garden (those and some spunky chives that always make me chuckle). I was so excited to order so many beautiful varieties yesterday, and I am anxiously awaiting the color they will bring to my newly acquired, large, somewhat drab landscape. She seems especially excited about the tulips! So many to choose from but I am loving ‘petite four’ and the champagne ranunculus. Honestly, how can I pick a favorite — never met a bloom I didn’t like! 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