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I have just checked my overwintered begonia corms to find that most have at least 5-6 inch shoots. Do I pinch the shoots off or can I do anything? Corms were stored inside in a paper bag and I have about 60 of them so really need to save them
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.
I don't know who prepares these articles but if the corms are 6" deep in the picture then they are truly massive corms and the hand is several feet long. Also they are still promoting the false idea that adding coarse material at the bottom of a pot
to be stored. Do I have to check them through this dormant period? Thanks so much both of you. That is lily beetle Vine weevil grubs-small creamy things with brown heads -often found in containers-they eat roots and have a tendency to burrow into begonia corms
of late bulb and corm planting - crocus, daffodils and tulips. I'm incapable of resisting a 'reduced-for-clearance' bargain bulb.Months after the theoretical planting date I was out, small daughter at my elbow, cramming crocus and other favourites
Anemones make a beautiful indoor display, particularly at Christmas time. If you want to create a festive display of anemones, you'll need to 'force' the corms approximately 20 weeks ahead of the big occasion.In nature, spring bulbs and corms spend
Hi Being very new to the garden 2nd year i bought a dozen large trailing begonia corms 3" approx a couple of months ago . I want to plant 3 hanging baskets with them 4 in each 14" basket I have a greenhouse with a paraffin heater . I'm not sure
Hi, my first post, can anyone help ? I have planted my begonia corms(inside) they are starting to shoot, but was wondering if i've left it too late to cut the corms up to make new plants ? Is there another way to propergate them ? They are the large
Monty Don showed Trillium grandlflorum wake robin and dogs tooth voilet corms recently. Having trouble sourcing these. Also he quoted £2 each, my best price so far has been quoted at £8! Any help out there please?
Where do I plant garlic cloves some say if you put them near roses it will avoid diseases on the bushes? This is a greta idea, with easy to follow instructions. Will make lovely xmas pressys too! i will let GW know how I get on. Very pleased, very easy to set up for a new gardene...