Growing advice

Gee Tee have been supplying flower bulbs since 1961. We have used that experience to create a selection of growing advice articles we hope you find useful.

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...

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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...

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Planting bulbs in September

Planting bulbs in September

Planting bulbs in September and August can be problematic. The extended summers and hot weather in September can mean dry conditions. Plus, most pests will still be very active. It is best to enjoy the summer flowers while they last. Dahlias will flower right up until...

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Tips to get the best results from your daffodils

Tips to get the best results from your daffodils

Who doesn't love Daffodils? Such cheery, bright flowers when not much else is growing, and such variety available in shapes, sizes and colours. Plant daffodil bulbs to brighten up any garden setting, from pathways and beds to open areas, woodlands, pots and more. Get...

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Tips to get the best results from your tulip bulbs

Tips to get the best results from your tulip bulbs

Tulips are a spring staple in the garden, we love them, our logo is one! We stock around two hundred carefully selected Tulipa varieties, featuring every imaginable colour and shade. Get the best results from your tulip bulbs Flowering in the spring, tulips become...

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Super Tips for Summer Bulb Success!

Super Tips for Summer Bulb Success!

It’s April already and that means we’re only a month or two away from the weather warming up, the sun coming out and with it our gardens springing back into life! As you prepare your garden for your summer bulbs, we thought it would be ideal to give you a quick and...

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Five Easy-to-Grow Bulbs for Brilliant Spring Blooms

Although we’re heading into winter, it’s time for all bulb-loving gardeners to start thinking about what spring bulbs you’d like to see bringing your garden back to colour and life. To make it easy for you, we’re putting together a list of five easy-to-grow bulbs you...

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Top Tips for Autumn Garden Maintenance

Top Tips for Autumn Garden Maintenance

One of the easiest and best ways to ensure a full, bright and colourful Spring and Summer garden is to ensure that your Autumn garden maintenance is done timeously and efficiently, laying the groundwork for new bulbs to flourish from the end of the coming Winter. Key...

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How to Ensure All Year Round Bulb Brilliance

How to Ensure All Year Round Bulb Brilliance

Bulbs are by nature seasonal bloomers, so if you plan well and keep on top of planting times, you’ll be able to create an enviable year-round bulb garden full of colour, scent, depth and texture. There are a few considerations when preparing your year-round bulb...

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How to Grow Bulbs in Containers

How to Grow Bulbs in Containers

There are many ways to brighten up your garden and home, not least of all growing bulbs in containers which gives you the option to move them around, put displays on your patio or entrance to your home or even in your conservatory. Growing bulbs in containers can also...

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A Step by Step Guide to the Ultimate Bulb Garden

A Step by Step Guide to the Ultimate Bulb Garden

Preparing your garden for a long-flowering bulb festival of colour, scent and texture takes planning and preparation, especially if you want to maximise the flowering seasons for each variety and ensure that from the first chink of Spring to the last ray of Autumnal...

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Simple Spring Bulbs for Sensational Sights and Scents

Simple Spring Bulbs for Sensational Sights and Scents

Spring is just about to burst into life, and with it you can look forward to all the bright colours, scents and textures of the season’s earliest blooms. But if you’re stuck on selecting what to grow this season, or feeling like planting might be a challenge, here’s a...

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