Bulb Gardening Advice


Bloms Bulbs Calendar


 

Planning ahead to fulfil your vision

 

Casual gardening can be fun, each year as bulbs and plants establish we divide and increase our stocks adding extra colour into those bare spaces. If you have a vision of how you would love your garden to be however, you need to execute a plan in advance.

 

Taking a moment to note down your ideas and improvements in your garden this year could result in fulfilling your perfect vision for the future.

 

Italic font indicates that information relates to our AUTUMN catalogue.

Standard font indicates information relates to our SPRING catalogue.

APRIL

Visit one of Blom’s Tulip Show Gardens and Flower Shows.

 

Deadhead Daffodils and other Spring bulbs if necessary, feed every 10-14 days with foliar feed and water pots when required.

MAY

Plant out Dahlias when all chance of frost has passed.

JUNE

Lift Tulip bulbs, remove smaller bulblets, dry and store somewhere cool and airy (such as a shed or garage). Lift other Spring bulbs if they require moving or replacing.

JULY

Order Spring flowering bulbs for Autumn planting. Order as early as possible to ensure ample stocks.

Deadhead Summer flowering bulbs, Lilies and Dahlias as required. Continue watering and feeding the garden and tubs.

 

AUGUST

 

SEPTEMBER

Spring flowering bulbs dispatched to be planted.

OCTOBER

 

NOVEMBER

Lift Dahlias and other tender flowering bulbs and plants, lift Lilies if required.

 

DECEMBER

 

JANUARY

Order Lily bulbs for early delivery

FEBRURY

Order Dahlias and other Summer flowering bulbs and plants.

Plant Lilies and pot up Dahlias, keeping them frost free.

MARCH

Plant out Summer flowering bulbs. Keep tender bulbs frost free. Water pots during prolonged dry spells.

 

 


Bloms Autumn Catalogue Plant Guide


 

For more information on the individual plants, please click on the item name.

 

✓ - Available to Purchase. 

✿ - Flowering Period.

Item Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Tulips - Species and Small Flowering        
Tulips - Fosteriana Hybrids            
Tulips - Greigii Hybrids            
Tulips - Kaufmanniana Hybrids            
Tulips - Early Single Tulips              
Tulips - Early Double Tulips              
Tulips - Paeony Flowered Tulips            
Tulips - Darwin Hybrid Tulips            
Tulips - Fringed Tulips            
Tulips - Mid Season Tulips            
Tulips - Lily Flowering Tulips            
Tulips - Parrot Tulips              
Tulips - Multiflowered Tulips              
Tulips - May Flowering Tulips              
Tulips - Viridiflora Tulips              
Hyacinths - Top Size Hyacinths                
Hyacinths - Garden Hyacinths                
Hyacinths - Multiflora Hyacinths                
Daffodils - Division 1 - Trumpet            
Daffodils - Division 2 - Large Cupped            
Daffodils - Division 3 - Small Cupped            
Daffodils - Division 4 - Double          
Daffodils - Division 5 - triandrus            
Daffodils - Division6 - cyclamineus Hybrids          
Daffodils - Division 7 - Jonquils          
Daffodils - Division 8 - Tazetta            
Daffodils - Division 9 - Poeticus          
Daffodils - Division 11 - Orchid Flowering            
Daffodils - Dwarf          
Alliums       ✿ ✓ ✿ ✓    
Anemone Blanda            
Anemone Nemerosa            
Crocus - Winter Flowering            
Crocus - Large Flowering              
Fritillaria - Frit. Imperiallis (Crown Imperial)              
Fritillaria - Frit. Imperiallis (Rascal Series)              
Fritillaria - Frit. Meleagris              
Fritillaria - Frit. Species and Hybrids            
Iris - Dutch           ✿ ✓    
Iris - English           ✿ ✓    
Iris - Dwarf            
Iris - Herbaceous            
Muscari              
Aconite          
Arum Italicum             ✿ ✓    
Bellevalia              
Camassia            
Chionodoxa              
Corydalis solida              
Eremurus           ✿ ✓    
Erythronium              
Galanthus            
Hyacinthoides non scripta (Eng. Blue Bell)              
Ipheion Uniflorum            
Leucojum            
Lilium           ✿ ✓    
Ornithogalum     ✿ ✓    
Nectaroscordum            
Oxalis              
Puschkinia            
Scilla (Squill)            
Scilla (Hyacinthoidus)            
Scilla (Peruviana)            
Tritelia            
Colchicum                
Crocus - Autumn Flowering                
Amaryllis - Christmas              
Amaryllis - Double          
Amaryllis - Amaryllis gracillis          
Amaryllis - Amaryllis Papilio          
Christmas Narcissi              
Christmas Hyacinths              
Bunch Flowered Narcissi              
Christmas Lily of the Valley