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A Bulb Planting Plan

Posted by Michael King on

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 contin...

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

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on

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 fini...

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Garden designPlanting tips

Garden Bulb Mixtures

Posted by Michael King on

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 ...

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Bulb info

THE BEST PLACE TO BUY TULIP BULBS

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on

Tulips come in myriad shapes, styles and colours and enliven any bed, border, garden, pot or container with their vibrant shades and beautiful form...

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Bulb info

Tall Tulips

Posted by Michael King on

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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Featured varieties

Lily-flowered Group Tulips

Posted by Michael King on

Lily-flowered Group tulips are deservedly popular. They are tall and elegant with slim-waisted flowers and elongated petals. If I were only allowed...

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Bulb info

Big Bold Bulbs

Posted by Michael King on

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 su...

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Garden design

Red Tulips

Posted by Michael King on

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 sta...

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Garden design

Black Tulips

Posted by Michael King on

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...

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Bulb info

Darwinhybrid Group Tulips - Bold And Beautiful

Posted by Michael King on

Darwinhybrids are monster tulips, sometimes with blooms bigger than a clenched fist that are guaranteed to make a bold and dramatically beautiful d...

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Garden design

Naturalising Daffodils in Grass

Posted by Michael King on

It is easy to grow daffodils in grass; through the lawn or meadow areas of your garden. Naturalised daffodils, in the true sense of the word, are t...

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Garden design

How I Use Bulbs in My Garden

Posted by Michael King on

Bulbs play an important part in the gardens I design, but maybe the way I use them in my own garden will help other gardeners make a plan for their...

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