For those of us who lack green fingers but still want a beautiful garden, planting some flower bulbs this autumn will guarantee success! And garden supply outlets now have plenty in stock. Flower bulbs give you that first breath of colour in your garden when you need it most.
Our social media gives us daily contact with hundreds of friends with whom we can share everything about our lives. Because we already know what’s going on with everyone, we’re no longer seeing and talking with each other that often. But what a pity! We really shouldn’t let virtual contact exclude the pleasure of real contact. So why not get together with your neighbours, sisters, girlfriends or kids and spend a day planting flower bulbs? It’s lots of fun. And there are more benefits than just personal contact: being in touch with the natural world is relaxing, and you’ll be enjoying the first colours of spring right in your own garden. You’ll also have some nice pictures to share on your social media!
Every season has its own special charm in the garden. But after a bleak autumn and cold winter, every gardener can hardly wait to see those colourful flowers in bloom again. Simply because they put a smile on your face. And also, perhaps, because their arrival announces the coming of spring when growth and flowering in the garden really takes off. Did you know that spring-flowering flower bulbs can brighten up your garden from January through May? Every month, you’ll be greeted by the beauty of different varieties.
Has this ever happened to you? You see a beautiful flower but then you read its name and wonder how it ever got to be called that. Well, not to worry! You’re not the only one to be puzzled by these difficult names.
Ahhh… that wonderful feeling of springtime! If that’s what you want, treat yourself to the brightness of flower bulbs for your garden or balcony. They make real gifts for the garden with a nice little element of surprise.
The Crocus is in the limelight as the ‘Flower Bulb of the Year’ for 2015. These early-flowering bulbs have come to symbolise the joy of spring. As if eager to emerge from under the ground, their flowers open wide on those first days of sunshine. What could be more welcome after a cold dark winter?