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There is something special about one-offs, whether you are in an art gallery, shopping for shoes or in the garden. Something that does its own thing always has extra appeal.So it was with great delight that we watched as this little daffodil edged
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Sarah Raven demonstrates how to plant up a container of spring-flowering bulbs, narcissus, crocus and tulips, in our video guideautumnspringMore autumn planting projectsPot of azaleas and campanulas.Early spring-flowering container with thyme and pansies.Primula container.Woodlan...
I've been on a bit of a bulb-buying frenzy lately, and have more bags of narcissus than I know what to do with.To celebrate the purchase of my first flat a few weeks ago, I treated myself to some pheasant's eye daffodil bulbs. These are beautiful
my photograph of the display as a reminder that, come this autumn, I need to buy yet another huge sack of daffodils. Maybe we don't all have the space they do at Wisley, but naturalised bulbs like this look stunning beneath smaller trees - even shrubs
I reckon that spring is in the air, albeit intermittently. The daffodils have been stirring (in tandem with the snowdrops!) and I have the urge to spring clean the greenhouse.A good clear out makes a lot of sense - it's good to make space for all
I love daffodils. To get the best from these wonderful flowers, I plant up a dozen plastic aquatic baskets with spring bulbs in autumn, choosing varieties that flower at different times. When spring arrives, I pop one basket after another
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I've always been a great fan of bulbs, in all their shapes and sizes. I couldn't get through the winter without snowdrops, and the prospect of daffodils, heralding spring. But right now, in (a rather cold and wet) May, alliums are centre stage
The first of the snowdrops are up, my daffodils are romping away - I can almost believe that spring will actually arrive. But it's the seed potatoes that are really firing me up.I can't resist buying seed potatoes, and have bought three batches