Showing the truly eclectic nature of ‘Knowledge on Thursday’ today we have … gardening!
I’ve never planted bulbs before – but I think the flowers that result from them are lovely. So when we were at the garden centre a few days ago, I got rather excited about the idea of planting things …
You will need:
3) Somewhere to plant. You can dig a hole in the garden and fill it with bulb compost, but I’m doing this with pots:
The big shallow grey pot on the left cost about £4, the others we got free – our local garden centre has a crate in their carpark where you can bring old flowerpots (that are plastic recycling type 5) and they will recycle them / people can pick them up to use.
Now to the planting …
Step 1: Daffodils in the middle … I think they’re all the same kind. We’ll see. And then covered with dirt:
Step 2: Some crocuses, planted more shallowly (because they’re smaller bulbs) around the edges:
And that’s it! Now, I water and wait.
Do you garden? Have you planted bulbs before? What do you think of daffodils? They’re one of my favourite flowers – I love the fact that you can buy a bunch of closed buds, and like magic they open up in a vase …