Shop for bulbs now, but hold off on planting

Q. Shopping at one of the big membership stores earlier this week I noticed a display of bulbs. All sorts of prepackaged irises, tulips, daffodils, crocus and a few others I’m not familiar with. I was tempted to buy some but isn’t it too early to plant the spring blooming bulbs now? – B.S., Albuquerque

This time of year the bulb choices will do nothing but expand, so if you see something that trips your trigger, yes, by all means go ahead and purchase now. Because if you don’t, they could be quickly sold out from under you, causing a

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