Gardening: Spring bulbs for summer colour

With better weather on the way, it’s time to look ahead and give your garden a much-needed injection of colour

9th April, 2017
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It’s time to look towards summer and the colour and interest that summer bulbs can bring

Even though we’re now enjoying colourful spring bulb displays, it’s time to look towards summer and the colour and interest that not just summer bulbs, but also tubers, corms and rhizomes can bring. What’s the difference between a bulb and a corm, or a rhizome and a tuber, I hear you ask? Cue a short botany lesson.

Many gardeners find the distinctions confusing but, at a simple level, bulbs...

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