Ready to buy bulbs? Here are some of our favorite mail-order garden companies that sell large, healthy and beautiful bulbs. See what we like about each one in the list that follows. Then learn our best tips for buying bulbs, whether you’re browsing garden centers or mail-order shopping.
- BRENT AND BECKY’S Excellent selection of bulbs, especially if you love daffodils www.brentandbeckysbulbs.com
- EASY TO GROW BULBS Wide variety of bulbs and perennials, many of them unusual www.easytogrowbulbs.com
- THE LILY GARDEN Great selection of classic and new lilies www.thelilygarden.com
- LONGFIELD GARDENS Lots of different types of bulbs, great photos www.longfield-gardens.com
- OLD HOUSE GARDENS Specializes in heirloom flower bulbs; we love the stories behind each one www.oldhousegardens.com
- VAN ENGELEN, INC. More than 700 varieties of flower bulbs, minimum order for each www.vanengelen.com
- JOHN SCHEEPERS, INC. More than 700 varieties of flower bulbs (if you’re ordering in large quantities, check out the sister company, Van Engelen) www.johnscheepers.com