How To Ensure Early Bulbs Bloom, Year After Year

 


Article by: James Kilkelly

I often notice when visiting gardens , 10 Landscaping Design Ideas To Enhance Your Home the great quantities of Daffodils and other early bulbs , Garden Makeover On A Budget that we plant , Rose Success to herald in the spring. , 10 Landscaping Design Ideas To Enhance Your Home Garden But how do we ensure we have a great display each year?

The early flowering , Using Hydrogen Peroxide in Your Hydroponics Gardening System bulbs

Quite a few seasoned gardeners have had their first horticultural "experience"Ā¯ by the planting of a few Daffodil or Tulip bulbs, , Shade Gardening When You Have No Shade thus spurring them onto more adventurous plantings. At the end of April the very early flowering bulbs , Water Gardens That Upset The Neighbours will come to the end of their blooming season. , A Portable Perennial Garden This group of early bloomers includes Daffodils, Hyacinths, Bluebells, Crocus, Snowdrops and early Tulips. , Landscaping Your Garden and Adding Value to Your Home All these bulbs , Shade Gardening When You Have No Shade will flower , Is it Really Teak Wood? Caveat Emptor! (Part One) well for any gardener the first growing season , A Few Simple Facts About Purple Martins but for them to bloom well the following seasons , Gardening With Climbing Roses we must give them some care.

Dieback not tieback

All bulbs , Spring Wild Flowers leaves must be allowed a minimum of six weeks after flowering , Garden Makeover On A Budget to die down, so if these bulbs , Gallica Roses are planted in a lawn , Using Hydrogen Peroxide in Your Hydroponics Gardening System that area of lawn , How to Build a Pond: Basic Considerations must remain uncut for six weeks. Refrain from tying your Daffodil leaves in knots to neaten their appearance, also avoid folding them over and securing with rubber bands. If the bulbs , Rose Success leaves are naturally allowed to die back then they will take in the energy , Orchids Plus More Newsletter - December, 2004 for next years flowering. , Flower Bulbs: Nature’s Greatest Gift I would also recommend nipping off the spent flower , Want to Stamp Your Patio? heads on bulbs , Landscaping, An American Pass Time once flowering , Orchids Plus More Newsletter - December, 2004 is finished, this will prevent the bulb , Cedar Benches: A Fine Choice for Your Garden using vital energy , Backyard Ponds for seed , Tips about Flower Care production instead using all that energy , Harmonize Your Yard: 8 Ways to Add Feng Shui Outdoors to bulk up its food , Tips for Garden Decoration store for next season. , Shade Gardening When You Have No Shade

Don't forget to feed

The final tip , Problems With Peonies? for blooming bulbs , How To Waterproof a Canvas next spring , Tips about Flower Care is to feed your bulbs, , Hummingbird Nesting Facts this is especially important if you have a hungry soil. , Cedar Benches: A Fine Choice for Your Garden Apply a foliar feed to the fully emerged leaves before the blooms start to form. Choose a general purpose purpose liquid feed.I would also advise you to feed your bulbs , Harmonize Your Yard: 8 Ways to Add Feng Shui Outdoors just as the blooms have faded with a granular bulb , Things You Should Consider When Buying Your First Garden Leaf Blower fertiliser applied around the bulbs , Tips about Flower Care base. This is the most important feed they will receive. Ensure this feed has a higher potassium or potash content than nitrogen content. Apply according to the manufacturers , 10 Landscaping Design Ideas To Enhance Your Home Garden instructions and heed safety , Letting Nature Grow Your Garden warnings.
James Kilkelly runs a professional garden , Water s That Upset The Neighbours design service in Galway, Ireland. He has a regular gardening , Cheap Ideas For Garden Landscaping column in an Irish regional newspaper. Visit his website at http://www.gardenplansireland.com/ He also regularly posts his expert advice , A Portable Perennial Garden to a gardening , Wicker Patio Furniture is Gorgeous with Colorful Patio Furniture Cushions community at http://www.gardenstew.com/

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