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When to sow summer bulbs?

Hi I'm a new member and also new to gardening. I would like a little advice please.

I have recently bought a pack of summer bulbs and I am desperate to get out and plant them whilst I am off university! I have shown some sunflower seeds and some strawberries with my 4 year old indoors and it have given me the urge to do more!

Anyway... the pack consists of:

Mixed gladiolus



Anemone de caen


I tried and failed with anemones last year as I has potted them however, I did succeed with Dahlias. I just didn't know how to 'over winter' them.

 When can I direct sow these as the pack says mid March.?? It is rather chilly and wet in the northeast at the moment!

Thanks in advance Kirsty image




  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 34,707

    Hi Kirsty and welcome.

    I'd hold off a bit if it's particularly wet. Maybe a couple more weeks?

  • Wow that was quick. Thanks!

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