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Growing Guides: How to Grow Scilla (Siberian Squill)

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on

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

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Growing Guides: How to Grow Puschkinia (Striped Squill)

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on

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

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Growing Guides: How to Grow Ornithogalum (Arabian Starflower)

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on

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

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Growing Guides: How to grow Leucojum Gravetye Giant (Giant Snowflake)

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on

With its pretty, white, bell-shaped flowers, Leucojum Gravetye Giant (Giant Snowflake) resembles a large snowdrop. Like its smaller relative, Leuco...

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Growing Guides: How to Grow Fritillaria Bulbs

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on

Fritillaria are unsung garden heroes that have been quietly ornamenting gardens and meadows for hundreds of years. These understated exotic flowers...

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Growing Guides: How to grow Galanthus (Snowdrops)

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on

The pretty little bell-shaped flowers of Snowdrops are generally the first sign of Spring, a welcome promise of brighter days and warmer climes. Th...

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Growing Guides: How to Grow Eremurus (Foxtail Lily) Bulbs

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on

Everything about Eremurus is spectacular – from the tall, striking flowers right down to the enormous and fascinating bulbs. Looking rather like a ...

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Growing Guides: How to Grow Anemone bulbs

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on

Anemones, also known as windflowers, are easy to grow, prolific bloomers that add pops of jewel-like colour to the garden.

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Growing Guides: How to grow Eranthis

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on

A member of the buttercup family, Eranthis has vibrant yellow flowers, nestled into a rich collar of green leaves. This low-maintenance award-winni...

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Growing Guides: How to grow Dutch Iris Bulbs

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on

Despite their name, Dutch Iris flowers have never grown wild in Holland. These beautiful orchid-like flowers are in fact the results of clever hybr...

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Growing Guides: How to grow Chionodoxa

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on

Chionodoxa, also known as Glory of the Snow, are one of the earliest Spring bulbs to bloom. These fantastic little gems are very versatile and all-...

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Growing Guides: How to Grow Hyacinthoides (Spanish Bluebell)

Posted by Ben Rotteveel on

Hyacinthoides, also known as Spanish Bluebells, are exceedingly pretty flowers that are characterised by their clusters of delicate bell-shaped flo...

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