Take the test!
Which type of garden and flower bulb fits your lifestyle?
Test which bulb flowers are appropriate for your home decorating style.
tips / nice to know facts / suggestions
What are 'botanical' or 'species' tulips?
Species tulips refers to those varieties which have not been bred or hybridised and remain essentially as they are found in nature. Botanical tulips are hybrids, but hybrids which remain very close to the original species. Neither of these terms refers ...FAQ
Christmas bouquet as an alternative!read more
Energy by fertilising
The main requirement for bulb flowers in the post-bloom period is to leave the leaves alone so the plant can put its energy into "recharging" its bulb for next spring's performance. This "energy charge" is gained through photosynthesis as the plant uses the sun's energy to turn basic elements such as oxygen, nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium into food. This food is stored in the bulb's "scales," the white fleshy part of the bulb, for use next year.