Don’t forget to plant indoor bulbs in the next few weeks for table decorations, says Michelle
There are lots of bulbs that can be planted now for winter and spring flowering – it’s not just the ‘prepared’ bulbs for Christmas and New Year blooms. Here’s how to plant indoor narcissus (which do not need a cold or dark period in order to flower), for colour around the house from November onwards.
1) Fill a suitable indoor pot with either a bulb or multi-purpose compost mixed with horticultural grit; ensure there is adequate drainage so that the compost does not become a soggy mess after watering.
2) Plant the bulbs, with their noses upwards, flat end down, so the top of the bulb is level with the soil