Start Planting Flower Bulbs Now for Spring Colour.
October through December and before the first frost in your area is planting time for the spring bulbs that will give your garden splashes of color next spring. When you are planting bulbs, look for plump, firm bulbs and plant them in soil with good drainage and full sun. Or you can plant them in pots for your deck or patio. Daffodils, crocus, hyacinth, and tulips are just a few of the bulbs you can plant right now. A more complete list of spring bulbs will help you make your selections. For more information on soil care, fertilizing and other spring bulb information read this article from the University of Vermont.