Starting Dahlia Bulbs Indoor in Spring

I read that you should plant Dahlia bulbs until outside temperature reaches around 60F or about 16 Celsius. Can I get a head start by planting them in container indoor and next to the window?…

Overwintering Bulbs in Planters

I have a large canopy of cedar trees and wondered if I could safely put my pots containing bulbs under them for the winter. We have quite mild winters on Vancouver Island.…

planting fall bulbs

Hi – is it feasible to plant tulips, daffodils, etc. in a planter, such a a half barrel, rather than in the ground? Will they be protected enough from the cold? What if the planters are stored for the winter…