Do this in the fall. Spring bulbs in Pots: store the potted bulbs in an unheated garage or storage room. You'll need to water every few weeks since the pots won't have access to rainfall. In addition to small pots, pack bulbs "shoulder-to-shoulder" in big
Vinca major (periwinkle) evergreen groundcover for shade. The blue flowers start as early as February and keep going until late autumn. choose as Vinca 'minor' if you need a neat rather than sprawling habit.
Dwarf variety with bright yellow, early spring flowers that appear on bare branches. A strong bloomer that is the right size to fit into any size garden. Also, a strong grower that is tolerant of tough urban sites and deer resistant.