Bulb Cutting Garden

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We know you will….. Those amazing colours, beautiful texture and shapes, the sheer exuberance of them. What’s not to love? We’re talking about spring bulbs, fat sumptuous tulips, scented uplifting daffodils, heavenly hyacinths and sparkling alliums. It’s impossible not to be seduced by these plants after the drab days of winter. The thing is this requires planning. Planning now to reap these rewards in spring.

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Oh and let’s talk numbers…the less is more mantra won’t work in this case. Garden centres offer them in bags of 25-35 at most, it’s simply not enough. Plant them in their hundreds. They are incredibly cheap to buy and the alliums and daffodils will repeat flower year on year with little attention from you. What’s the catch there isn’t one.

What to do? Well plant lots of them and not just your borders. Plant them as a crop in your cutting garden while you are waiting for annuals to get going. You will have masses to enjoy inside your house. Plant them in pots, in grass there is a bulb for every place in the garden.

P.S We source our bulbs from quality UK suppliers of the fattest healthiest bulbs, available in eye watering numbers at great prices. Ensuring you will be enjoying a flower filled fiesta next spring.

Dividing Time

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Do you think September is the end of your garden year? Far from it, it’s simply the best time to plant in your garden. Why? Well soil temperatures are warm after all those balmy summer days. Yet there will be rain without a doubt so no worries about when to water. You can leave that part up to mother nature. New roots will make good growth before the onset of winter ensuring they will be raring to go next spring.

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Dividing Time

 

So, get yourself ahead of the game. Start by dividing any overgrown perennials then choose some gorgeous late season bloomers to enjoy. Transform your borders now with Acers, Asters, Japanese Anemones, Sedums, Rudbeckias and Ornamental grasses to enjoy late season colour.

Large  trees, topiary and spring bulbs will all relish getting into the ground at this optimum moment.

Take these steps now and you will have all bases covered for gardening this September like a pro. Your garden and your neighbours will love you for it

P.S Need help? Just give us a ring and we would love to give you some advice. 

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Great Time to Plant