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"Official" Tulip Gardens: Which Spot is Best?

Does your garden site meet the rules for "Official" Journey North Tulip Gardens? Use this checklist for each spot you selected:

  1. For each rule below, check off yes (the site fits) or no (the site doesn't fit).
  2. Add up the number of checkmarks in each column.
  3. The garden site with the most checkmarks in the YES column is the best choice!

RULE FOR "OFFICIAL" SITES

YES
NO

Has full sun most of the day

   

Not on a slope that faces south

   

The air temperature in the afternoon is close to the day's high for our town

   

Is at least 15 feet from a building

   

Is away from sunny pavement

   

Is not in an enclosed courtyard

   

Soil is loose and workable
(Can dig down 8 inches with a shovel)

   

Water doesn't puddle on soil after it rains

   

Is safe from getting walked on

 

 

Totals

   

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