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Click beetle larvae that live in the soil. They're a pest that attacks the roots of many crops, including tubers and bulbs.
The huge bulbs of hippeastrum already have the flowerbud inside, so they couldn't be simpler to grow. All you need to do is pot it up, water thoroughly and stand the hippeastrum in a well-lit place to enjoy its spectacular blooms. Hippeastrum bulbBulb
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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
Plant prepared hyacinth bulbs in special hyacinth vases (available at garden centres) or in pots of bulb fibreSow parsley in modular traysWater crops in growing bags and potsOpen vents each day, but close them at night if the weather turns cold
A small bulb that develops above ground from a bud. Bulbils may be formed on the stem of auxiliary buds or in place of flowers. They drop off the parent plant and develop into new individuals in a process of asexual reproduction and dispersal.
Learn how to divide and pot on congested day lilies by following Chris Beardshaw's video advice.spring and autumnCaring for liliesPlanting lily bulbs in a potDeadheading liliesRemoving lily beetles from plantsDealing with lily mouldBrowse a variety
Once house bulb displays have finished flowering, plant them outside and water in well with a liquid feedMow paths through areas of long grass and meadows to avoid walking on bulbs and wildflowers
Clear out old tomato and cucumber cordons and add to the compost heapMove potted bulbs into the greenhouse to develop before bringing into the houseWater sparingly, aiming to keep the atmosphere as dry as possible over winterBring potted herbs under