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Front Entrance Transformation Garden wins APLD Gold Award

... Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam' Hydrangea anomala subsp. petiolaris Crocus tommasinianus Caryopteris x clandonensis 'Dark Knight' Sedum rupestre...

Shoot's Plant Biosecurity Event with Defra at Tendercare Nurseries

Sarah Eberle, multi-award winning garden designer; Nicola Spence, Chief Plant Health Officer Defra; Peter Clay, Crocus; Nicola Gammon, Shoot and Angela Halksworth, Tendercare Nurseries were speakers on the day. All the slides can be found...

Contemporary Sloping Garden

... Narcissus 'Hawera' Tulipa 'Queen of Night' Tulipa 'Shirley' Crocus tommasinianus Narcissus 'Tete-a-Tete' Allium nigrum ...

Victorian North Facing Garden

... Muscari armeniacum Hyacinthoides non-scripta Narcissus 'Thalia' Crocus tommasinianus 'Whitewell Purple' Narcissus 'Ziva' Tulipa (any...

Piet Oudolf's Top 100 plants

... Sedum telephium 'Sunkissed'   Bulbs Eranthis hyemalis Crocus tommasinianus Eremurus robustus Nectaroscordum siculum ...

Scented border for a sunny garden

... is the cheerful and delicious scent of Chimonanthus praecox var. Luteus (Wintersweet). Spring brings out the Crocuses , Daffodils , Erysimum ‘Bowles Mauve’ and Hyacinths bringing much needed colour in early spring and throughout...

Passing on a Cambridge garden

... the plant list was definite plus. Plants in Vic's new garden Taxus baccata Crocus x luteus 'Golden Yellow' Acanthus spinosus Alchemilla mollis ...

Plant of the month February 2019

... the many heathers, that are available. Bulbs like snowdrops can be under planted and they can be combined with crocus and miniature daffodil when planted in baskets and containers....

Small Contemporary Garden

... 'Mount Everest' Narcissus 'Tete-a-Tete' Narcissus 'Thalia' Crocus 'Yellow Giant' ...

Glorious winter planting

... garden, courtyard or window box can planted up for a winter display. Under planting with late winter bulbs and corms; Crocus tommasinianus and Galanthus nivalis (snow drops) Note: best planted green, so buy in flower and containerised, combined...

Sloping, long and thin garden

... Nymphaea   Zantedeschia aethiopica "Crowborough"  Iris ensata   Bulbs   Allium "Purple Sensation"    Crocus tommasinianus   Narcissus "Tete aTete"  Narcissus "Thalia"   Tulipa "Queen of the Night"   ...

Visit snowdrops in February and March

... naturalistic effect. Wonderful old walled garden, potager and herb bed. Yr-round interest from early carpets of snowdrops, crocus-covered lawn and spring daffodils, to autumn berries and leaf colour Opening: Sat 15, Sun 16 June (2-5.30). Visitors...

Romantic seaside rose-garden

... and Nepeta faassenii 'Walker's Low' . Plant-list: Roses Abraham Darby A Shropshire Lad Chartreuse de Parme Crocus syn. Emanuel Crown Princess Margareta Dominique Loiseau Eglantyne Evelyn France Info Gentle Hermione ...

Water garden

... of bulbs. In late winter, the garden is dominated by a swathe of over 8,000 snowdrops, which are followed by purple crocus and pale dwarf narcissus. As these begin to fade, the translucent Molinia grows steadily up throughout the summer, colouring...

Deck the Halls

... displays. Old terracotta pots are my favourite filled with displays of winter cherry or very early bulbs such as forced crocus. I've also got a wire basket that came to me with a bottle of port in it years ago that is used time and time again for...

Contemporary garden in Beweley St

... surfaces are decked, and the low walls add colour and double up as seating, whilst the ornamental lawn area is packed with crocus for a visual treat in spring whilst the bin area at the back is cleverly disguised with bamboos. Plant list: ...

The Daily Telegraph Garden - Best in Show

... Chelsea Flower Show is a study in contrast between simplicity and complexity. Designed by Tom Stuart-Smith and built by Crocus.co.uk, it contrasts a minimal asymmetric plan with materials, surfaces and planting of rich patina and texture. ...

Planting bulbs

... following season. Examples include: Narcissus pseudonarcissus (Wild daffodil) Anemone blanda (Winter windflower) Crocus x luteus 'Golden Yellow' (Crocus 'Golden Yellow') Summer-flowering bulbs are best planted from late spring onwards....

Which container plants are good for autumn and winter colour?

... through the autumn and winter months. Try nerines, such as Bowden-Cornish lily ( Nerine bowdenii ) and autumn-flowering crocuses, such as Byzantine crocus ( Crocus banaticus ). Cyclamens, such as Ivy-leaved cyclamen ( Cyclamen hederifolium...

Beautiful bulbs

... much easier than the ordinary dry bulb. So what else should you try? Well as much as I love big swathes of crocus coming through the lawn I've found that they are consistently destroyed by birds and squirrels. It's almost like the squirrels...