Sunny Daffodils mark the arrival of spring. Lining roadsides and spilling over in flower borders, Daffodils are some of the easiest garden plants to grow, needing only-well drained soil and some sunshine. These spring flowers will continue to flourish year after year. In short, no garden should be without a stunning display of Daffodils come spring!
Plant your Daffodil bulbs between September and November to fill your garden with gorgeous colour in time for next spring. Daffodils are welcomed in all areas of the garden. Plant in a herbaceous border to fill any gaps early on, or under plant large trees to bring colour to the base. Spring bulbs are even perfect for planting in pots for your patio or doorstep.
With spring bulbs such as Daffodils, the more you plant the more striking the display! Which also means plenty of cut flowers come spring too!
As a general rule, plant bulbs two to three times their own depth and around two bulb widths apart. It’s important to plant bulbs with the top facing upwards. Replace the soil after planting, breaking down any large clumps and firm in gently, making sure there are no air spaces around the bulbs. For that extra helping hand, we recommend digging some good quality compost into your soil before you plant, such as New Horizon Organic and Peat Free Compost. This will help give your bulbs a good head start.
When growing bulbs in a pot, pick a container that is the right size for your chosen bulbs. Cover the drainage holes with broken pots as you would any other container and fill with a good quality multi-purpose compost mixed with a handful of horticultural grit. Plant as above and water straight after planting.