Wednesday, May 13, 2009

How to Plant Tulips Throughout Your Garden: along pathways, in mixed borders, under trees, and in raised beds

As a follow-up to my my prior posts, "What I've Learned About Growing Tulips in New Jersey," and "The Cutting Garden: the Joy of Spring Tulips," here are more photographs of this year's tulips. Where can and should you plant tulips? As you can see, you can (and I do) plant tulips almost everywhere in all sorts of colors and color combinations: along pathways, in mixed borders, under trees, and in raised beds.
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Here are some dark purple tulips that I planted along the front steps.
Here is a mix of multi-colored tulips in the mixed Front Border.
Despite the removal of the old oak tree and stump, some of the orange tulip bulbs I had planted around it actually survived.
Here is a picture of some of the later blooming tulips in the Cutting Garden.

Here is a mix of yellow and purple tulips under the crabapple tree.
Here is a mix of white tulips along the back steps.
This is a close-up of some of those white tulips along the back steps.
Some medium purple tulips in the Bird Garden.

4 comments:

Ajitech said...

Wow...Beautiful Tulip Plant.It color combination attracts.The color combination of Orange,white,dark purple are so beautiful.It looks a nice garden. Please tell me how much time it takes to make such beautiful Tulip Garden.

abby jenkins said...

GLORIOUS!!! I adore white tulips, my fave next to the dark purple/black ones...and the orange ones...and all the other ones!

Prairie Chicken... said...

lovely post. I just moved into a house that has LOADS of tulips squished into 3 raised beds. Your post has inspired me to start thinking about digging some up and moving them around the yard

The Country Nest said...

Beautiful gardens!
Donna

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