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Tie up, but keep leaves damp .
I have some that were planted in 1999, which still give me a good show. I tend to neglect them, although I have sheared them probably 3 times in that period. Sorry, don't know the name as I inherited them with the house.
Mine didn't even germinate
Winston Churchill double daffs look great and smell better. Get the bulbs and plant half of them straight away, then one quarter 2 weeks later, then the rest 2 weeks later still…. you should then cover your date nicely. Buy more than you think you need. Too many is better than too few. Don't delay.
I wouldn't think you need to stagger the 3 vegetables you mention. Onions store well, and you can leave parsnips and leeks in the ground until you need them, within reason. Parsnips are notoriously poor germinators so you may need to have more than 1 go anyway. If some of your leeks look as if they are going to seed, you can let them and then use the seed. Flower arrangers love the seed heads!
Take care raking… you will discover some muscles you never knew you had! Don't put your new hand at risk either.
Finally potted up my tulip displays, bulbs bought at Malvern. Orange and purple combo, and pink/cerise combo. 5 pots of each, with about 20 bulbs in each. Thanks Carol K. for the idea….
I knew someone whose daughter was named Amanda Miranda Randell.
I started 2 new shady borders last spring and went for foliage plants, including pulmonarias, lamium, heuchera, erythroniums, trilliums, dicentra. Kept up interest, even now. Looking forward to spring flowers in them.