Fall is for Planting. While Fall is the BEST time of year for planting trees and shrubs it is also the ONLY time of year to plant spring-flowering-bulbs.
I have ALWAYS been a fan of bulbs. They are the simplest and most gratifying form of gardening, literally: Dig. Drop. Done. Enjoy blooms in spring. "The flowering bulb is the little black dress of the flower world. It's one of the simple things that women can trust to make their lives beautiful. Flower bulbs are actually some of the most reliable and fail-proof blooms available." Check-out the North American educational campaign, "Dig.Drop.Done". "Books and websites are filled to the brim with numerous species, lengthy planting guides and tedious details on the ins and outs of gardening with bulbs. It's easy to infer that these plants must be time consuming and require a high level of gardening knowledge."
Dig.Drop.Done brings to life how easy flowering bulbs really are. At the heart of the Dig.Drop.Done education is a clean, pared-down website that is easily navigable for the avid gardener and the first-time planter. The site is so simple, there is no need to know species names or soil conditions. Appreciating beauty is the only requirement.
Check these out: Bulbs 101 / Meet the Ladies / Easy Bulbs Video / Dig.Drop.Done. Facebook