33 flowers to plant right now if you want a beautiful garden next spring

Arricca Sansone

It's like magic: Plant an unassuming little bulb this fall and it will make a glorious appearance next spring, just when you think you can't take one more grey, chilly day. "Some pop up when there's still snow on the ground," says Boyce Tankersley, director of living plant documentation at the Chicago Botanic Garden. "They're something to anticipate, and there are so many different types to enjoy." Plus, most bulbs naturalise (or multiply) to return year after year.

From Country Living UK