How to plant bulbs in the green

How to plant bulbs in the green

What are bulbs in the green? Bulbs in the green are actively growing flower bulbs. Varieties available as Bulbs in the Green include Snowdrop bulbs, bluebell bulbs, narcissus bulbs, wild garlic and anemones. These are usually planted in autumn as a dormant bulb, but...
Dahlia Propagation

Dahlia Propagation

Dahlia Tuber Dividing and Dahlia Cuttings Get multiple flowers from one Dahlia tuber for free! Dahlia propagation, a delightful and rewarding process. A little patience and care are key to seeing your efforts bloom into a beautiful array of colours. The two main...
Bulb sizes explained

Bulb sizes explained

Bulbs come in lots of different sizes. The smallest would be Eranthis Hymalis (size 4) and the largest is amaryllis at round size 30. Eremurus is perhaps the biggest. They have a huge root system, although they are impossible to measure so we call the top size, size...
English Bluebells V Spanish Bluebells?

English Bluebells V Spanish Bluebells?

Bluebells are still a hot topic. Every now and then there will be an article about the invasion of Spanish Bluebells and how they will spoil our native species, but this isn’t necessarily true. Named Hyacinthoides Non-Scripta (English Bluebell) and Hyactinoides...
Tips to get the best from your alliums

Tips to get the best from your alliums

Alliums are bulbous perennials, with long-lived pompom flowers that bloom for weeks on end, bridging the gap between spring and summer. They are loved by bees, coming in shades of purple, pink, blue, white and sometimes yellow. They look fantastic when planted in...
Planting daffodil bulbs in bulk

Planting daffodil bulbs in bulk

Planting up a large area of garden can be daunting, particularly if you are starting with a fresh area. Over time you can add bulbs or plants to see what works and adapt as you go along. There is nothing quick about getting a perfect display and a new garden will take...