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  • Published: 28 April 2016
  • ISBN: 9781448142156
  • Imprint: BBC Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 128

Alan Titchmarsh How to Garden: Growing Bulbs




The definitive guide to planting bulbs, including all the new varieties and up-to-date techniques for care. From Alan Titchmarsh's How to Garden series of gardening handbooks

Daffodils and tulips herald the arrival of spring, but from the earliest snowdrops to autumn crocosmias, bulbs bring colour and interest to gardens all year round. They can be naturalized in lawns, planted in containers, fill gaps between shrubs or form the basis of stunning borders. This definitive guide gives you Alan Titchmarsh's advice on how to plant bulbs for best effect in your garden.

* A-Z directory of Alan's recommended bulbs, corms, tubers and rhizomes
* Easy-to-follow plans show how to use bulbs in various situations and at different times of year
* Practical tips for growing bulbs in grass, rockeries, containers, indoors and for cutting
* Planting and growing techniques
* Seasonal planting for year-round colour and scent

  • Pub date: 28 April 2016
  • ISBN: 9781448142156
  • Imprint: BBC Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 128

About the Author

Alan Titchmarsh

Originally trained at Hertfordshire College of Horticulture and Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Alan Titchmarsh is the author of over 40 books about gardening, including How to be a Gardener Book 1: Back to Basics, the fastest-selling of all time in the genre, and the bestselling The Kitchen Gardener: How to Grow Your Own Fruit and Veg. He writes for BBC Gardeners' World Magazine, and is gardening correspondent for the Daily Express and Sunday Express. He has presented Gardeners' World, the annual coverage of The Chelsea Flower Show and Nature of Britain, and has his own daily chatshow.

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