Smorgasbord Blog Magazine – The Gardening Column with Paul Andruss – Light up your life with brilliant bulbs – Part 1: Early Spring Bulbs

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Welcome to the second of Paul’s Gardening posts and you will discover that not only is Paul Andruss is an exceptional writer, he also has a very great knowledge of plants. This week bulbs that blossom into brilliant colour in the spring garden

Light up your life with brilliant bulbs –  Part 1: Early Spring Bulbs

When I talk about bulbs I am also including corms and tubers, basically anything with a fleshy base that sits underground. Technically they are different but you can treat them much the same way.

People think of bulbs as daffodils and tulips, and tubers such as dahlias and irises. They are so much more. Bulbs will take you right through the year. Their purpose is to provide a hit of vibrant colour for year after year. Most only flower once in the year and at different time and after flowering, die back leaving room…

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