Use bulbs to give your borders the wow factor come spring – just follow our plant plans for guaranteed results
Which spring bulbs to plant now for dazzling colour combinations next year
Beautiful borders are the dream of most gardeners – that perfect mix of colour, form and texture to create a stunning display. And now’s the ideal time to start planning and planting for next spring. Identify the sections of your garden that could do with a colour boost and then all you have to do is use our handy plant plans to enjoy bulbfilled borders with the minium of fuss.
WHY IT WORKS The mix of flower shapes and pale yellows works beautifully. The narcissi begin to bloom in March while the tulips continue the display until May. SECRETS TO SUCCESS Plant the tulips in October or November when temperatures have dropped. Allow the narcissi to spread and they’ll quickly form large clumps. Leave the foliage to die back naturally. AT ITS PEAK April