Helpful Guidance from Our Garden to Yours

Heirloom bulbs are easy to grow, and our site is rich in information to help you get the best out of yours. If you can’t find the answers you need in the links below, email help@oldhousegardens.com or call us at (734) 995-1486. We want you to have great success!

You can also learn more about many of these topics in our Newsletter Archives.


General Bulb Care
Beginners Start Here
Bulbs/Square Feet
Fertilizing
Watering
Yellowing Foliage
Making Bulbs Last

Storage & Winter Care
You’ll find a “Winter Care” section in the how-to for each
of our spring-planted bulbs.

Sun, Shade, & Soils
Shade & Sun
Soils (Clay, etc.)

South, North, East, West
Zones (Hardiness)
Southern Bulbs
Local Advice

Special Uses
Growing Bulbs in Pots
Forcing Bulbs
Cut Flowers & Bouquets
Victorian Bedding

Problems
Why Buds Blast (Fail)
Animal Pests
Insects & Diseases
Fall-Planted Bulbs Care
Alliums
Anemone
Bluebells
Byzantine Gladiolus
Crocus
Cyclamen
Daffodils
Dutchman’s Breeches
Freesia
Fritillaries
Glory-of-the-Snow
Grape Hyacinths
Grecian Windflower (Anemone)
Hyacinths
Jack-in-the-Pulpit
Lilies
Oxblood Lily (Rhodophiala)
Peonies
Siberian Squill
Silver Bells (Ornithogalum)
Snowdrops
Snowflakes (Leucojum)
Spider & Surprise Lilies
Trillium
Tulips
Winter Aconite (Eranthis)
Spring-Planted Bulbs Care
Cannas
Crinum
Crocosmia
Dahlias
Daylilies
Gladiolus
Iris
Lilies
Rain Lilies
St. Joseph’s Lily
Tuberoses
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