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P. Allen Smith's Garden Favorites Collection of Spring Flowering Bulbs

I like to describe spring flowering bulbs as "prepackaged" flowers. Like buried treasure, the bulbs are planted in the fall and then magically emerge in the spring to fill gardens with dazzling color. They are such welcome flowers to winter-weary souls.

I've planted an enormous amount of bulbs all over the Garden Home Retreat but I always find myself going back to a list of favorites that perform well and have that star quality. I've taken these bulbs and created a Garden Favorites Bulb Collection with the help of Van Bloem Gardens. You can purchase these bulbs at independent garden centers and home improvement stores.

Here is a peek at some of the varieties in my collection.