By planting bulbs in your garden, you can dramatically increase the overall beauty and color of your design. Bulbs are extremely compact and do not require much space of all. And equally important, they do not greedily drain the nutrients that your perennials and other flowers need to sustain their own growth. You can plant them right in between your perennials or even underneath them and each will grow successfully.
Although you can plant your bulbs individually, a much easier way is to plant multiple bulbs inside a single hole. When it comes to bulb spacing, be sure to keep a few inches between each “hole”. If the bulbs you’re planting are all the same size, then you can easily throw them into one large hole. However, if you’re planting some that vary in size, then it is best to plant the bulbs in layers by placing the smaller ones directly overhead of the larger bulbs.
A few quick tips when planting bulbs: