by Lee Wyatt
(last updated February 24, 2017)
It is an all too common occurrence for new gardeners to leave flowering bulbs in the ground during the cold winter months. While this is a fairly common practice, this is one that can all too often leaving the fate of your bulbs up to chance or fate. Keeping bulbs healthy during the winter is a task that just about any gardener can accomplish, particularly if you keep in mind these simple steps.
Now that you have your bulbs all stored properly, you can shift your focus over to other tasks. These other tasks can include things like preparing your next gardening endeavors. For example, if you haven't already done so you may want to go ahead and clean out your garden or flower bed of any items that you don't want. In addition, this would be a good time to go ahead and also prepare the soil for your next planting as well.
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