planting bulbs

‘Dark Dimension’ hyacinth could bring some drama to your garden. Photo from Veseys.

Recommended flower bulbs

Kat Fox

I reached out to bulbs companies to find out what they think is new and exciting this season, and they gave me a lot of options for flower bulbs.

A gardener’s best friend: Perfectly sized leaves

Judith Adam

Here’s my leaf mulch drill: twice in autumn, I rake up big piles of fallen leaves and needles, and throw them into a lightweight plastic kiddy pool. I drag the pool around from area to area, distributing the leaf mulch.