How to grow winter aconite from tubers

Ensure your winter garden is packed with colour by growing winter aconites – Monty Don shows you how.

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Winter aconites (Eranthis hyemalis), grown en masse, create a carpet of vivid yellow in January and February, so are a valuable addition to any garden. However, establishing a new colony by planting dry tubers direct into the garden can be tricky, so Monty Don shows you how to nurture them by planting the tubers into pots of compost now. Watch this short video clip from Gardeners' World to follow his recommended method.

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