Spring bulb pot for bees

Attract bumblebees to your garden with a pot display of nectar-rich spring bulbs.

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Make sure you have lots of spring flowers for emerging bumblebee queens and other early bees by planting up pots of bulbs in autumn. Kate Bradbury demonstrates how to plant a succession of spring bulbs to flower over a long period, using crocuses, grape hyacinths and alliums. She explains how deep to plant them, which way up to set them, and how far apart to space them.

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