Everything You Need To Know About Winter Aconites Background Winter Aconites Eranthis Hyemalis are a species of flowering plant in the buttercup family. They blossom in the late winter/early spring before retiring back to the soil, and return by self-seeding as a naturaliser each year. Native to calcareous woodland habitats in Europe, it gets its name from its willingness to flower before [...]
  Everything You Need To Know About English Bluebells Background Beautiful and enchanting, bluebells are classic and a sign that spring is in full swing. They blossom in the mid-late spring and typically grow up to 25-30cm. Also known as hyacinthoides non-scripta, english bluebells are great naturalisers that last up to 5 weeks or more, and they multiply impressively every single year. They’re [...]
  Everything You Need To Know Wild Garlic  Background Native to Britain, Wild Garlic is a bulbous plant that is known as many different names such as Bear leek, Bear’s garlic, Ramson and Buckrams. Flowering in the early Spring, wild garlic can grow up to heights between 45 and 50cm tall. The Wild Garlic bulbs are commonly widespread across the UK - it’s [...]
    Everything You Need To Know About Snowdrops Background The Galanthus Nivalis, also known as the common snowdrop, flowers between January and March. It is the best-known and most widespread of the 20 species in its genus. They are among the first bulbs to bloom in the year and tend to grow most impressively in moist, drained and moderately fertile soil. Belonging to [...]
If you’re in need of some serious gardening inspiration, these are the insta accounts you need to get familiar with... 1. Gamine_co Taylor Johnson works at a gardening museum, so naturally her feed is filled with the extensive collection of potted plants she looks after. She also creates clothing for female gardeners and has a great appreciation for natural wild flowers.   2. [...]
It might not feel it with the brittle weather, but spring is incredibly close around the corner. We all know a change in the season = a change in your garden, so here’s the new additions you need... 1. English Woodland Aconites It may be that you already have these honey-scented beauties in your garden as they can survive the winter [...]
  1. Try beginner gardening projects. If you’re not naturally a green-fingered fanatic, you don’t need to worry. Trying starter gardening projects and experimenting with growing vegetables, plants and various other bulbs will not only improve your confidence, but can bring variation to your garden. 2. Revitalise your soil. It’s easy to get carried away into buying fresh bulbs in order to give [...]
Get Your Garden Spring Ready It’s time to give your garden a little spring clean! 1. Get your bulb on! It’s the best opportunity for you to start thinking about your garden and what beauties you want to plant in order to create that perfect spring paradise. We’d recommend Anemones, Daffodils and Snowdrops for a delightful display. You can also browse our [...]
They are the ultimate spring flower and are the very first sign of life following the winter months.  Read on to find out more about the favourite humble snowdrop, and be amazed…   1.They are known as the ‘flower of hope’. Being the first to flower after winter, you can certainly see why these pretty whites are renowned for this!   2.They are [...]
With our years of experience behind us, Woodland Bulbs can offer our expertise and knowledge to help those of you who aren’t as familiar with the wonderful world of gardening. Read on to get your gardening on!   Always plan ahead! A little organisation never does any harm, so why not make lists or draw up plans of how you [...]