Best spring bulbs – bulbs to grow, and when and how to plant them

Spring bulbs really are a wondrous sight, getting existence and color to your garden following the lengthy, cold several weeks of winter.

There’s an excellent selection of flowering spring bulbs which will carry the floral display inside your backyard completely with the season in to the colourful riot of summer time, so that they are among the best backyard ideas.

There are numerous methods for you to add spring bulbs for your garden, whether they are utilised to plug the gaps in herbaceous borders as garden ideas, or grown in containers to enliven patios and courtyards.

‘Many spring bulbs will naturalize in turf, while ‘tulips, daffodils and many other bulbs prosper in containers grown to at least one ½ occasions their depth,’ advises Guy Barter, chief horticulturist at RHS Garden Wisley.

‘If you are feeling ambitious, you are able to can try planting layers of various bulbs, with possibly Anemone blanda for early flowers, grape hyacinths for mid-season and late tulips for May,’ adds Guy.


If you cannot bear to hang about until spring for instant color, you can even learn to pressure bulbs for any winter treat of the kind of hyacinths, grape hyacinths, narcissus or crocus.