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of flowers through December and January.More on growing narcissiCarol Klein demonstrates how to cross-pollinate daffodils.Create a daffodil container.How to layer bulbs in a pot.Daffodils by Pippa Greenwood.
.'Quail'At 20cm high this May-flowering jonquil type is so small it needs to be planted where you can see it - in window boxes and pots. It's extremely fragrant so position it where you will be able to smell it.'Sweetness'More on growing daffodilsHow to force
. Height 15cm.Tulipa altaicaMore about growing tulipsFollow our video guide to planting up a daffodil, tulip and crocus displayRead Adam Pasco's blog on growing multi-headed tulipsHow to lift and store tulipsAdvice on dealing with tulip fireLearn how
' or 'Rip van Winkle', Galanthus nivalis or the grape hyacinth, Muscari aucheri 'Blue Magic'.More on growing bulbsCarol Klein demonstrates how to cross-pollinate daffodilsCreate a daffodil containerHow to layer bulbs in a potBlog on daffodils by Pippa
developing the fungal disease, tulip fire.More on growing tulipsFollow our video guide to planting up a daffodil, tulip and crocus displayRead Adam Pasco's blog on growing multi-headed tulipsHow to lift and store tulipsAdvice on dealing with tulip fire
the adult bee, while the pollen is collected to feed the young. Of course, the more flowers you have, the more attractive your garden is to bees, so you can never have too many!Plants for lifeTry the following to attract more bumblebees into your garden
Blue bulbsBlue is one of my favourite colours in the garden. Every year, I eagerly scour catalogues and flower-show exhibits for new varieties of blue-flowering bulbs. Plan ahead so you can enjoy a sea of blue in February, before the daffodils