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'How To Plant Bulbs'

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Crocus 'Bicolour Collection'

Everyone knows and loves crocus - a staple of the spring garden and a sure sign that a new season is on its way. But did you know there were so many different varieties? Here's a special collection of two-toned and coloursplashed flowers which would be hard to  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Longevity: Corm

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Shallot 'Red Gourmet' (Spring Planting)

A new development in red shallots to produce a deeper more oval bulb compared to Red Sun. Bulbs have crisp white flesh with a pale pink tinge. Good storage potential  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot

  • Longevity: Bulb

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despatch by end of january 2019

Garlic 'Germidour' (Spring/Autumn Planting)

Spring/Autumn planting. Softneck garlicWell-known and reliable, Garlic 'Germidore' comes from French production that is well adapted to British conditions. This softneck variety produces large, white bulbs with a mild but still rich flavour. Height:…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot

  • Longevity: Bulb

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despatch by end of october 2018

Shallot 'Red Sun' (Spring planting)

Spring planting. Gaining in popularity due to its attractive red tinged skin, Shallot 'Red Sun' is arguably the best of the red shallots. Producing good yields of crisp, white fleshed bulbs of excellent flavour for cooking, salads or for pickling. …  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot

  • Longevity: Bulb

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despatch by end of march 2019

Shallot 'Golden Gourmet' (Spring planting)

Spring planting. This is a major advance on the traditional variety 'Giant Yellow'. RHS AGM variety Shallot 'Golden Gourmet' produces larger and better quality bulbs with reduced bolting incidence. The lovely golden brown skinned bulbs store well…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot

  • Longevity: Bulb

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Garlic 'Picardy Wight' (Spring/Autumn Planting)

Spring planting. Softneck garlic. Originating from Picardy in Northern France, Garlic 'Picardy Wight is suitable for spring or autumn planting. This softneck variety produces strong flavoured bulbs with long storage potential. Height: 60cm (24).…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot

  • Longevity: Bulb

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Shallot 'Gourmet Collection' (Spring Planting)

Spring planting. Enjoy growing your own 'gourmetshallots. This spring planting collection includes: Shallot 'Golden Gourmet- These lovely golden brown-skinned bulbs store well throughout the winter. Received a Gardening Which? Best Buy award for…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot

  • Longevity: Bulb

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Shallot 'Longor' (Spring planting)

Spring planting. A French production of 'Jersey Longtype producing the longest bulbs we have seen. Shallot 'Longor' is an RHS AGM variety that is highly praised for its robust flavour and good storage potential, and will surely be a winner for the…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot

  • Longevity: Bulb

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Elephant Garlic (Spring/Autumn Planting)

Spring/Autumn planting. HardneckElephant Garlic is not a true garlic but a stem leek, which produces massive bulbs approximately 10cm (4) in diameter. The cloves are also much larger than conventional garlic with a milder taste, making it suitable for a…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot

  • Longevity: Bulb

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Garlic 'Carcassonne Wight' (Spring/Autumn Planting)

Spring/Autumn planting. Originating in the South of France and yet possibly the most successful hardneck garlic variety for overwintering in the UK, Carcassonne Wight shows good vigour and skin cover. Cloves are pink, similar to Lautrec, but are possibly…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot

  • Longevity: Bulb

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Garlic 'Red Duke' (Autumn Planting)

Described as hot and spicy in taste tests. A white-skinned hardneck variety with purple-cased cloves.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot

  • Longevity: Bulb

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despatch by end of october 2018

Fritillaria 'Spring Bells'

Easy to grow, connoisseur's choice bulbs for spring displays. An exclusive blend of the very best, and most photogenic, fritillarias!  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Bulb

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Onion 'Red Baron'

A mid-late maturing variety, Onion Red Baron has flattish-round bulbs of a beautiful dark red colour. Onion Red Baron is an excellent cropper producing attractive, firm well flavoured bulbs which keep well  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Onion 'Ciboule Red Dragon' (Bunching Onion)

Forms a clump of slender elongated bulbs and long green stalks, similar to chives. A type of perennial bunching onion usually grown as an annual, and winter hardy. Quite pungent flavoured, use both the leaves and small bulbs.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Perennial

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Onion 'Supasweet'™ (Dulcinea) F1 Hybrid

A breeding breakthrough! Onion Supasweet™ (Dulcinea) is the first commercial variety of sweet and mild bulb onions available to UK gardeners. The large semi-globe, copper-skinned bulbs of Onion Supasweet™ are so sweet and juicy they can…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Tulip 'Sunset Shades'

Stunning new mix of colours. Bulb size 11/12.  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Bulb

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Onion 'Bedfordshire Champion'

A very popular and reliable variety for well over 100 years. Ideally suited to our climate producing large globe shaped, golden brown skinned bulbs with crisp white flesh. Late summer maturity. Well grown bulbs have excellent storing capabilities.…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Onion james 'Longkeeping'

Flavoursome Heirloom variety. The medium sized bulbs of Onion 'James Long Keeping' store well over winter for a long window of use in the kitchen.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Shallot 'Figaro'

Long, banana-shaped shallots from seed, as used by many celebrity chefs. Shallot 'Figaroproduces attractive, shiny, copper brown-skinned bulbs with crisp white flesh and a very distinct flavour. Sowing densities will determine the size of bulbs you harvest…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Shallot 'Lorient'

Reliably grows from seed! Mildew resistant and slow to bolt under the summer heat, this top-performer soldiers on to produce round/oval, richly-sweet bulbs that add a real gourmet depth to any dish.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot

  • Longevity: Annual

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Snowdrop (Giant)

For a snowdrop with big impact, plant this stunning variety. Nothing heralds the coming of spring like snowdrops and Galanthus elwesii is the best for planting as a dry bulb. It also has the biggest blooms - up to 25cm long!  More Info

  • Sun shade: dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Bulb

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Tulip 'White' and Muscari 'Blue' Mix

We've brought together two of the best-loved spring flowers to create this fabulous springtime mix! The colours, heights and textures will look wonderful whether you plant them en masse in beds or containers. You'll certainly know that spring is here when…  More Info

  • Sun shade: full sun
  • Grows in: Borders

  • Longevity: Bulb

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Crocus 'T&M Mixed'

For a sparkling spring show, these colourful crocuses are hard to beat. Perfect for planting in rockeries, naturalising in grass, or growing in large groups beneath trees and shrubs. Just scatter a handful of bulbs and plant them where they…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Corm

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Winter Aconite

This woodland member of the buttercup family will swiftly multiply to form a glowing carpet of golden yellow flowers each spring. The cup shaped blooms of the winter aconite attract pollinating insects to your spring garden, and associate beautifully with…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Sun or semi shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Bulb

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Onion 'Paris Silver Skinned'

Super little pickling or cocktail onions, Onion Paris Silver Skinned are easy and quick to grow and do well on the poorest soils. Sow thickly and the resultant competition will prevent the bulbs from getting too large for pickling purposes.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Gladiolus Collection

Gladioli are making a comeback! Thanks to innovative new breeding, producing new colour combinations with stripes, speckles - the possibilities seem endless. So easy to grow; just plant the bulbs and forget about them until midsummer when you…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Corm

Just£14.99

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Cyclamen hederifolium

A delightful ground cover plant for rockeries and woodland gardens where it will self seed to create a carpet of foliage from autumn to spring. Bulb size 10/11.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Longevity: Tuber

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Gladiolus 'Brown Sugar'

Gladioli are making a comeback! Thanks to innovative new breeding, producing new colour combinations with stripes, speckles - the possibilities seem endless. So easy to grow; just plant the bulbs and forget about them until midsummer when you…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Red
  • Longevity: Corm

Just£4.99

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Gladiolus 'Limoncello'

Gladioli are making a comeback! Thanks to innovative new breeding, producing new colour combinations with stripes, speckles - the possibilities seem endless. So easy to grow; just plant the bulbs and forget about them until midsummer when you…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Corm

Just£4.99

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Gladiolus 'Tango'

Gladioli are making a comeback! Thanks to innovative new breeding, producing new colour combinations with stripes, speckles - the possibilities seem endless. So easy to grow; just plant the bulbs and forget about them until midsummer when you…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Purple
  • Longevity: Corm

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Onion 'Hi Keeper' F1 Hybrid

The best bulb variety to sow outdoors in autumn for overwintering, Onion Hi Keeper produces quality bulbs, 120g (4oz) in weight. Ideal for the exhibitor as well as the kitchen. Good winter hardiness. Onion Hi Keeper can also be spring sown,…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Vegetable Plot
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Annual

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Crocus 'Yellow Mammoth'

Specially selected for the extremely bright yellow, super-sized blooms. Bulb size 6/7.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Yellow
  • Longevity: Corm

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English Bluebells

A sea of English bluebells rekindles memories of springtime woodland walks, when the days start to lengthen and the weather warms up. The nodding, violet-blue flowers of these hardy, native bulbs attract insects to their delicately scented flowers.…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Blue
  • Longevity: Bulb

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despatch by end of march 2019

Hyacinth 'White Pearl' - Gift

A well-placed pot of early-blooming Christmas hyacinths is an integral part of the traditional festive period and makes a great gift. Our specially prepared bulbs undergo VIP treatment (in refrigerated storage) with a bit of TLC thrown in so that we can send them…  More Info




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Iris 'Dutch Mixed'

Rainbow-coloured flowers, ideal for borders, but also very popular as cut flowers. Long lasting. Bulb size 6/7.  More Info

  • Sun shade: Full sun
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: Mixed
  • Longevity: Bulb

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Snowdrop (Single-flowered)

Drifts of graceful nodding snowdrops signal winters end with an understated elegance. These native beauties love to shelter in dappled shade at the base of trees and shrubs, but look equally ay home in an alpine garden, or naturalised in grass. Why not try them…  More Info

  • Sun shade: Dappled shade
  • Grows in: Borders
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Longevity: Bulb

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despatch by end of march 2019