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Why Tulips Droop and How to Stop it
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Why Tulips Droop and How to Stop it

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Apr 26, 2022

Drooping tulips can be a massive problem to gardeners, creating a depleted look rather than a colourful, joyful spring garden. But why do tulips droop and how can we stop...

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The Truth About Off-Season Tulip Bulbs
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The Truth About Off-Season Tulip Bulbs

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Apr 04, 2022

For the impatient gardeners amongst us, having to wait until Autumn to buy tulip bulbs can feel akin to torture. But there’s a very good reason for holding tight and...

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10 Best Spring Ground Covers
Garden design

10 Best Spring Ground Covers

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Feb 01, 2022

Sometimes individual flowers just aren’t enough. In this blog we present the 10 best ground covering flower bulbs to change your garden from blah to beautiful.

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A Bulb Planting Plan
Garden design

A Bulb Planting Plan

Posted by Michael King on Jun 15, 2021

This planting plan shows just how to go about setting out different types of bulbs throughout an existing mixed border. The aim is to give a continuous display from early...

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What to do with Tulip and Daffodil bulbs after they have finished flowering?
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What to do with Tulip and Daffodil bulbs after they have finished flowering?

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on May 06, 2021

Spring has sprung and your bulbs have all bloomed, now what? What should you do with your Spring-flowering daffodils and tulips once they have finished flowering? Well, there are a...

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Garden Bulb Mixtures
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Garden Bulb Mixtures

Posted by Michael King on Apr 29, 2021

There are two good reasons why you might want to plant mixtures of bulbs in your garden borders. Instead of clumps of a single variety of bulb you may want...

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THE BEST PLACE TO BUY TULIP BULBS
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THE BEST PLACE TO BUY TULIP BULBS

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Apr 19, 2021

Tulips come in myriad shapes, styles and colours and enliven any bed, border, garden, pot or container with their vibrant shades and beautiful forms. Planted alone or alongside other Autumn-planted...

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Tall Tulips
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Tall Tulips

Posted by Michael King on Mar 22, 2021

Tall tulips are the best tulips to use at the end of spring in your garden borders. Nature has been kind to gardeners by coming up with a range of...

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Lily-flowered Group Tulips
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Lily-flowered Group Tulips

Posted by Michael King on Mar 22, 2021

Lily-flowered Group tulips are deservedly popular. They are tall and elegant with slim-waisted flowers and elongated petals. If I were only allowed to grow one tulip it would have to...

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Big Bold Bulbs
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Big Bold Bulbs

Posted by Michael King on Mar 22, 2021

There is a select group of big bulbs that we can use to make a bold statement within our garden borders. Growing tall and flowering in spring or summer they...

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Red Tulips
Garden design

Red Tulips

Posted by Michael King on Mar 22, 2021

Red is the colour of stop lights, emergency buttons and blood and is also to be found in flowers of many dramatic tulips. Red tulips signal the start of spring...

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Black Tulips
Garden design

Black Tulips

Posted by Michael King on Mar 22, 2021

Black tulips have been the holy grail of tulip breeders for centuries. It is rather like what you don’t have yet is what you want, just like a blue rose...

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