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A small hand tool used for making holes in the ground to plant bulbs, seeds and plants.
Planting randomly to give the impression of naturally occurring plants. It's commonly used in the planting of bulbs, especially crocuses and daffodils.
An underground storage organ comprising a short, swollen portion of stem protected by a layer of skin known as a tunic. Corms are planted like bulbs.
1) The fleshy leaf of a bulb.2) A fern whose leaves have rust-coloured scales covering the whole of their undersides.
Click beetle larvae that live in the soil. They're a pest that attacks the roots of many crops, including tubers and bulbs.
fibre or multi-purpose compostFlower pot, large enough to accommodate bulb or, ready-boxed hippeastrum kit with pot and compost includedBowl to soak bulbNovember - February 10 minutesDecember - MarchSoak the hippeastrum bulb and its roots in a bowl
View spring-blooming bulbs
Any plant that's planted out in a bed, border or pot for a seasonal display, usually during spring and summer. The plants are then removed, making way for next season's display. Spring bedding is composed of spring-flowering bulbs, hardy perennials
Plant summer bulbs, such as liatris, begonia, gloxinia, gloriosa, canna, eucomis and agapanthus Maintain frost-free conditions by installing a thermostatically controlled electric fan heaterBring pots of spring bulbs into the greenhouse to encourage
My garlic bulbs arrived this week. Two bulbs of 'Christo' and two of 'Albigensian Wight', I think, although I'm not sure about the spelling of the last one as they're already in the ground. There are no flies on me this week - I'm a woman possessed