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 Spring 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

Lilies

   

     

Dahlias

       

     

Begonias

     

     

Acidanthera murielae

     

 

   

Agapanthus

       

     

Alstroemeria Ligtu Hybrids

     

       

Amarcrinum Howardii

       

     

Anemone coronaria

 

           

Bessera elegans

       

     

Caladium

     

         

Canna

   

     

chlidanthus fragrans

   

       

Convallaria majalis

 

             

Cosmos Atrosanguineus

       

   

Crinum

       

     

Crocosmia

     

       

Hardy Cyclamen

         

 

Eremurus

   

         

Eucharis

         

     

Eucomis

     

     

Freesia Hybrids

     

   

Galtonia

     

       

Gladoli

     

     

Dwarf Gladioli

     

     

Medium Flowering Gladioli

     

   

Gloriosa

     

       

Hippeastrum

   

         

Liatris Spicata

   

         

Nerine

         

 

Ornithogalum

     

     

Pleione

             

Polianthes tuberosa

     

     

Rhodohypoxis

   

     

Sandersonia aurantiaca

     

       

Schizostylis

         

   

Sprekelia formosissima

     

       

Tigridia pavonia mixed

     

       

Zantedeschia