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.Continue to add bulbs until the container is full and gently push them down so that they are all in good contact with the container.Cover the bulbs with a 10cm layer of your compost mix. The bulbs should grow into a fragrant display if watered regularly
For the boldest, brightest display in a hanging basket choose a large container (no smaller than 35cm) and pack it with plants. But keeping them flowering is thirsty work, so for a really successful show the plants will need plenty of water on a
, begonias are also good for shade. Our begonia and fern pot display looks great. Emma gardenersworld.com team Hi, What's a good alternative that will tolerate shade and keep going all summer until the first frost?
At this time of year dahlias are producing stunning showy flowers, but they lose impact if the stems flop forward under the weight of the flowers. To get the best dahlia floral display, tie their stems to canes as they grow to give them some support
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