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Red & White onions are bolting without any swelling of the bulb. What has gone wron g? When did you put them in ?
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.
Most lily bulbs are sold in spring, although some, such as Lilium candidum, are sold in the autumn. This is a time when mould can thrive, so check them carefully when you buy to make sure there are no signs of it - an infected bulb can easily spread
Great instructions for before and during but what do we do with the bulbs when they've finished flowering? Can they be kept and nurtured again for next year?Thanks. Dear Adam, I was given severn Hippeastrum bulbs some five / six
't affected. The leaves can also be affected, with a general loss of vigour and poor flowering. Cucumber mosaic virus results in deformed plants and ruined or aborted flowers. Look out for sunken spots or ringed bulb scales on the stored bulbs. Tobacco
Do any of you have any experience in growing these tender bulbs? I bought some in pondland yesterday as they intrigued me - very old fashioned. I'm thinking of potting them into a container and bringing them indoors to start off as for the next few
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
Just found one of my lost garlics tonight and saw that it had formed small little cloves in the flower. Can they be planted or will it take too long for them to become a fully grown bulb? They are the size of milk teeth.