Symbolizing rebirth and new beginnings, Daffodils are one of my favorite things about spring. The bright happy colors that dance in the spring breeze on a cold day is something I long to see after shoveling snow all winter in Ohio. In today’s post I’ve got a few tips about daffodils I hope will inspire you to plant some in your garden. If the tips aren’t enough I’ve got a fabulous giveaway from Van Engelen Inc. that will get you in the garden for sure!
Daffodil / Narcissus Planting Facts & Tips
Daffodils are perfect to plant in between shrubs and trees in shade areas. They also look wonderful in a woodland garden borders that need color.
Bulbs can be planted in clusters by the hundreds to make a magnificent mass planting.
Narcissus make wonderful cut flowers to enjoy indoors.
Plant bulbs in well-drained, sunny place. DRAINAGE is the key. Improve your clay with well-rotted compost, soil amendment, or planting mix and raise the bed.
Daffodil / Narcissus prefer acidic soil so you may consider adding soil sulfur if you have alkaline soil.