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Wild Tulips in Cyprus

Posted by Victoria Vasiliou on

The golden beaches and turquoise waters of the Mediterranean Sea are a familiar image of Cyprus, but the rich red botanical tulips found growing wi...

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Tall Tulips

Posted by Michael King on

Tall tulips are the best tulips to use at the end of spring in your garden borders. Nature has been kind to gardeners by coming up with a range of ...

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Lily-flowered Group Tulips

Posted by Michael King on

Lily-flowered Group tulips are deservedly popular. They are tall and elegant with slim-waisted flowers and elongated petals. If I were only allowed...

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Big Bold Bulbs

Posted by Michael King on

There is a select group of big bulbs that we can use to make a bold statement within our garden borders. Growing tall and flowering in spring or su...

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Garden design

The Best Red Tulips to Grow

Posted by Michael King on

Red is the colour of stop lights, emergency buttons and blood and is also to be found in flowers of many dramatic tulips. Red tulips signal the sta...

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Black Tulips

Posted by Michael King on

Black tulips have been the holy grail of tulip breeders for centuries. It is rather like what you don’t have yet is what you want, just like a blue...

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Darwinhybrid Group Tulips - Bold And Beautiful

Posted by Michael King on

Darwinhybrids are monster tulips, sometimes with blooms bigger than a clenched fist that are guaranteed to make a bold and dramatically beautiful d...

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Garden design

Naturalising Daffodils in Grass

Posted by Michael King on

It is easy to grow daffodils in grass; through the lawn or meadow areas of your garden. Naturalised daffodils, in the true sense of the word, are t...

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Garden design

How I Use Bulbs in My Garden

Posted by Michael King on

Bulbs play an important part in the gardens I design, but maybe the way I use them in my own garden will help other gardeners make a plan for their...

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Wake Up Your Garden With very Early Flowering Bulbs

Posted by Michael King on

At the end of winter the garden begins to wake up and one of its greatest pleasures is the appearance of tiny bulbs that seem to spring out of the ...

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Using and Choosing Tulips in Gardens

Posted by Michael King on

Tulips are for me the icing on the cake in my gardens. Choosing the different sorts and deciding how and where to use them in designs is a particul...

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Ornamental Onions - Alliums in Garden Borders

Posted by Michael King on

At the start of summer herbaceous perennials are growing fast and many shrubs are in flower. Together they dominate the scene that was earlier the ...

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