I've just bought a 50 pack of crocus bulbs. Can I plant in gravel garden ?
The gravel is approx 50mm ( 2 inches ) thick on weed fabric.
Only other alternative is to plant in containers.
Any advice please ?
You'd need to remove a patch of weed fabric, they do need some soil and more than 2" from bottom of bulb to surface
Thank you, but would they grow through the gravel ?
Yes, they'll grow through the gravel - scrape a bare patch and cut and X in the weed fabric and turn the corners under, plant your crocus corns about 3" deep, pointy end up (sorry if that's obvious) - cover with soil and gravel then water with the rose on a watering can.
Planting in groups of odd numbers of corns looks most natural.
They'll look gorgeous - what colours have you got?
Just remember to mark where they are Stephen so that you don't forget about them!
I speak from experience
Thanks both, I'll do as you say.
The pack I bought is multi coloured - may get some more.