How to plant bulbs in hard dry soil

Watch Monty plant bulbs in a patch of very hard, dry soil, in this short video guide.

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After a long spell of dry weather, Monty Don‘s clay soil is as hard as rock and impossible to dig. So how is he going to plant spring bulbs? Watch this Gardeners’ World video to check out Monty’s clever solution, as he plants bulbs of Chionodoxa luciliae, which will produce small starry blue flowers in spring.