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When we moved into our house we planted daffodil bulbs by the sackful. The result each spring is phenomenal – our drive is flanked with gold. But at this time of year, when delivery vans and friends visit, the emerging daffodil shoots are often
the coming months, I've already started planting bulbs for the 2010 crop. The ground has been forked over thoroughly, some well-rotted garden compost added and ridges made - a particularly good idea with soil as heavy as mine. I've planted bulbs of two
and stewing apples for the freezer.Anyway, now it's mid February all of a sudden and I still haven't got those last couple of bulbs in. I'm going to plant them now though, even if it is late. I believe in the old adage 'nothing ventured, nothing gained
Gardeners' World Magazine is often the first port of call for people trying to identify an unknown plant, and every summer I can guarantee receiving at least one photo of a particular Mexican bulb that has left someone baffled. Originating among
We've had a mixed garlic harvest so far this year - the bulbs I planted in spring did nothing and were a total waste of time. They were probably the worst I've ever grown (or, dare I admit it, the worst I've ever seen).However, the bulbs I planted
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An immature or small bulb found at the base of a mature bulb that may be removed to propagate additional plants.
A bulb-like swelling that occurs at the base of epiphytic plants, such as orchids, where nutrients and water are stored. It's not a true bulb.
! bought some tree lily bulbs and I was told to plant them on their side to prevent water getting in the middle ot the bulbs.Is this the best way? Just put some grit under the bulbs and that is enough drainage. You could always slightly put