From November to May the complete picture including details of all the varieties!
Next I’m going to plant up Neil’s interchangeable containers with 20 tulip bulbs in each 18L pot. 5 of each colour to bloom in succession. Tulips Purrissima, Exotic Emperor (also known as White Valley), Apricot Beauty and Spring Green.
Water and Air compete for space between the soil particles. I’m order to keep the balance it’s vital that containers have adequate drainage.
It is tempting to use spent compost for bulbs and corms however not only will the soil fertility be depleted but also the water holding capacity of the compost or potting soil.