Step-by-Step Guide

Track changes in season and climate across the globe. Join students across the Northern Hemisphere in planting a Journey North Test Garden. Here’s how.

Step 1: Before You Plant

  • Register for Journey North 
    Registration is free. 
  • Order Tulip Bulbs 
    Purchase new Red Emperor Tulip bulbs each year. Some discounts apply.
  • Explore Fall Lessons 
    Plan pre-planting inquiry-based activities.

Step 2: Plant Your Garden

Step 3: Report your Planting Date

  • Report to Journey North 
    After planting, report your garden to Journey North. 
  • See your garden on the map.
    When you report, your garden appears on the map!

Step 4: Report your EMERGE and BLOOM Dates

In the spring, report from your garden twice. Report when your tulips EMERGE, and report when your tulips BLOOM.