How to grow winter aconites from tubers video

How to grow winter aconite from tubers

Ensure your winter garden is packed with colour by growing winter aconites – Monty Don shows you how.

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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Do not To do in January

Do not To do in February

Do not To do in March

Do not To do in April

Do not To do in May

Do not To do in June

Do not To do in July

Do not To do in August

Do To do in September

Do To do in October

Do not To do in November

Do not To do in December

Winter aconites (Eranthis hyemalis), grown en masse, create a carpet of vivid yellow in January and February, so are a valuable addition to any garden. However, establishing a new colony by planting dry tubers direct into the garden can be tricky, so Monty Don shows you how to nurture them by planting the tubers into pots of compost now. Watch this short video clip from Gardeners’ World to follow his recommended method.

Make your garden as bee-friendly as possible in winter, by growing plants to help bees through winter.

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