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A simple guide to growing beautiful Tulips from bulbs
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A simple guide to growing beautiful Tulips from bulbs

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Mar 18, 2021

There are few sights as beautiful as tulips in springtime.  Fortunately, you don’t need to be gifted with green fingers to be able to create your own stunning display. Just follow...

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Growing Guides: How to grow Crocus Sativus (Saffron Crocus)
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Growing Guides: How to grow Crocus Sativus (Saffron Crocus)

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Mar 18, 2021

Crocus Sativus, also known as Saffron Crocus, has been cultivated and celebrated for over 2,000 years for its pretty purple flowers and highly prized stamens (saffron).

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Growing Guides: How to Grow Daffodils and Narcissus
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Growing Guides: How to Grow Daffodils and Narcissus

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Mar 18, 2021

Daffodils and Narcissi are March’s birth flowers and are synonymous with the onset of Spring. Follow these simple steps in our handy How to Grow Daffodils guide and you will...

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Growing Guides: How to grow Crocus bulbs
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Growing Guides: How to grow Crocus bulbs

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Mar 18, 2021

The bright-coloured petals of early-blooming crocus bulbs pushing their way through hard winter ground is a welcome sight to all gardeners. These hardy little jewels are loved for their pretty,...

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Growing Guides: How to Grow Allium bulbs
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Growing Guides: How to Grow Allium bulbs

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Mar 18, 2021

Alliums are hardy, easy to grow and hugely rewarding. Even once their flowering season has ended, they remain attractive and sculptural additions to the garden for weeks afterwards. Allium bulbs...

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Growing Guides: How to grow Hyacinths
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Growing Guides: How to grow Hyacinths

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Mar 18, 2021

Gorgeous Spring favourites, Hyacinths are known for their large flowers and delightful fragrance. They are winter growers (plant in Autumn) and should be dried off in the summer when the...

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How to grow Jumbo Amaryllis
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How to grow Jumbo Amaryllis

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Mar 18, 2021

These jumbo tropical beauties may look like they need an expert’s touch but believe it or not Amaryllis bulbs are actually one of the easiest bulbs to grow – and...

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Growing Guides: How to grow Muscari (Grape Hyacinths)
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Growing Guides: How to grow Muscari (Grape Hyacinths)

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Mar 18, 2021

Muscari, or Grape Hyacinths, are a quintessential Spring bulb. These gorgeous clusters of small, fat, bell-shaped flowers are available in a wide variety of pretty colours and are perfect for...

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Growing Guides: How to Grow Paperwhite Bulbs
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Growing Guides: How to Grow Paperwhite Bulbs

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Mar 18, 2021

Beautiful indoor narcissus or Paperwhites are an excellent plant for indoor forcing, and their elegant flowers have become a staple element of Christmas and holiday décor.

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Growing Guides: How to Grow Scilla (Siberian Squill)
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Growing Guides: How to Grow Scilla (Siberian Squill)

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Mar 18, 2021

Scilla are very pretty blue or white flowers that are easy to grow, hardy and naturalise well. Suitable for beds, borders, containers, rockeries and even bouquets and floral arrangements.

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Growing Guides: How to Grow Puschkinia (Striped Squill)
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Growing Guides: How to Grow Puschkinia (Striped Squill)

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Mar 18, 2021

Puschkinia, also known as Striped Squill, are little pocket rockets that are especially suited to brightening up a rock garden or areas underneath deciduous trees.

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Growing Guides: How to Grow Ornithogalum (Arabian Starflower)
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Growing Guides: How to Grow Ornithogalum (Arabian Starflower)

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on Mar 18, 2021

Ornithogalum (Arabian Starflower, Star of Bethlehem, or Sun Star) are highly underrated garden beauties that deserve to be a more familiar name on every gardener’s lips.

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