Sep, Oct, Nov
Bulbs look best when they grow naturally - or at least when they look like they do. Rather than planting in straight lines or small groups, throw your bulbs into the air and see where they fall. Then simply plant them where they land.
Use the bulb planter to make a hole in the lawn. Push firmly, using the gauge on the side to ensure that it reaches a depth of 5cm.
Pull the bulb planter out of the lawn and remove the piece of earth that comes up with it. Put this to one side as you will need to replace it after you have planted the bulb.
Place one bulb in each hole, making sure the growing tip is pointing upwards.
Replace the piece of turf and soil over the bulb. Make sure it is flush - use your foot to firm it in place if necessary.
Water the area generously.