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September 2018

Heritage & specialist bulbs – NEW FOR 2018

Posted 30th Sep 2018 by Rosie

Heritage & specialist bulbs, 2018 This year we are excited to bring you a range of heritage & specialist bulbs. The heritage bulbs, all from the Hortus Bulborum range, date back to as early as 1595, however the majority are from the 17th and 18th centuries. The daffodils range from pre 1910 and feature some very unusual […]

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Spotlight ….Tulip Antoinette

Posted 28th Sep 2018 by Nick

Tulip Antoinette The Tulip Antoinette, otherwise known as the ‘Chameleon Tulip’, differs to standard tulips. It changes colour throughout the flowering period, starting off a pale greenish-yellow, before turning pale yellow, then yellow with pink and finally salmon-pink. A multi-versatile, easy to plant flower, it looks great in beds, borders or even in pots. You can plant anytime […]

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Indoor bulbs – how to force spring bulbs to flower in winter

Posted 20th Sep 2018 by Nick

 Indoor Bulbs September , 2018 October is the time to start potting spring flowering indoor bulbs to flower in winter. Crocus, hyacinth, daffodils, tulips,  scillas, muscari  and paperwhites can all be forced into flower by late winter early spring. Here is what you need to know… Planting Firstly pot the bulbs in clean, sterile pots using either […]

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