Plant bulbs now……

Planting bulbs is the easiest job in the garden with the best results. Great for beginners and for getting the kids interested in the garden and getting their hands dirty!

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Spring flowering bulbs give superb colour in the garden, after a dark Winter they cheer up the garden and gets us all geared up for the coming year.

Growing bulbs in containers;

Planting bulbs in containers allows you to move your display into prime position while they are in full bloom. After flowering the containers can be moved out of view while the bulbs die back and become dormant. Use a good quality general purpose compost and mix in a handful of fine grit to improve drainage.

Water bulbs in containers regularly as they begin to grow and continue throughout their flowering period. Once the foliage begins to die back you can gradually reduce watering as they enter their dormant period.

You can also underplant bulbs in a container. This is where you plant the bulbs you have chosen and on top of them you can plant winter flowering bedding. The bulbs will emerge up through the bedding in Spring and add more colour to your containers.

If squirrels and mice become a problem, then protect your containers of bulbs by covering the top of the pot with a piece of chicken wire. Once the shoots appear you can remove it to allow the foliage and flowers space to grow.

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Looking after your plants

Advice

Spring-blooming bulbs, such as tulips and daffodils, should be planted in September or October when the soil temperatures have cooled.

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