starting gladioli bulbs
In last night's episode of GW, Monty briefly referred to starting summer-flowering bulbs in pots now. I think he said to transplant around end of April. I wonder if anyone can expand on this? Would it be a good way to start gladioli bulbs, rather than keep them hanging around in trays for another 6 weeks? Am I correct in thinking that the idea is to gently transplant the started bulbs - or should I just plunge the pots? I guess I could re-run the episode on iPlayer - but the item was very brief and disn't have much detail. Would be an ideal approach for me this year as I am starting a mixed border with bought-in plants in April.
Any tips / advice appreciated