Grow your own
These little 'buddies' store nutrients in their short stems, so bulbs are naturally an easy means of getting into gardening (because they're low maintenance) - in fact, a few potted bulbs can have fantastic results without a great deal of effort.
They're perfect for any level of gardener; if your orchid's are taking up most of your focus and time, you can be safe in the knowledge that your little bulbs are (mostly) taking care of themselves.
Over the past few months our gardens have had to deal with all sorts of weather, so it’s no wonder they’re in need of a little more TLC than normal. No matter what size your garden is, if you’ve let things go a little bit wild, it’s always going to be hard to find the time, money and let’s face it - the enthusiasm to venture outside and get things back in shape.
Whether you’re desperate to become the envy of your neighbours for your succulent summer BBQ, or you want to gloat about your bustling summer baskets - get ahead of the gardening-game with 7 easy tips to boasting huge, healthy baskets this Summer!
When it comes to planting in containers, bulbs are some of the easiest to grow and the most beautiful to look at.
What’s more, if potted correctly, they’ll bloom again and again, giving you years of enjoyment.
Here are some tips for getting the biggest, best, and longest-flowering blooms from your potted bulbs.
There’s a titanic battle going on in your greenhouse.
While your pretty plants are popping up, pesky pests are ready to take them down. From weevils to whitefly – everyone’s looking for a slice of your harvest; nibbling leaves, sucking sap and causing a general all-round nuisance.
Fear not, we’ve got the lowdown on the perpetrators, and how to fight back…