We planted our Emperor Tulip bulbs on Friday afternoon. We had been waiting for a day without rain when we were home to do this. Andre helped us dig out the grass. Celeste and I placed the bulbs, measuring the correct space between them. Andre and I planted them, again measuring the depth. We covered them over, watered them and hoped that they will bloom in the spring.
Depending on where you live, there could still be time to participate in this citizen science project. You can find out all the information needed at Journey North Tulip Test Gardens. Here is a quick description of the project from their site:
"In this international science experiment, students across the northern hemisphere plant tulip bulbs in their Journey North Test Gardens each fall. When the plants emerge and bloom, children announce that spring has arrived in their part of the world."