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Take our 30-Minute Winter Colour Planter Challenge

Take our 30-Minute Winter Colour Planter Challenge. Give your garden a winter boost and a splash of colour, use a container to grow plants that will thrive and bloom in all but the harshest of winters, and will continue flowering on into spring if you keep up with the dead-heading (removing the old, faded flowers). Follow the six simple steps below to create your own beautiful display to enhance the front garden, brighten a balcony, or cheer up that neglected [...]

OUT OF THE ORDINARY – BULBS THAT GIVE YOU EXTRA

Out of the Ordinary - Bulbs that give you extra (Outdoor bulbs) Different things make different people feel rich, happy or content: designer labels for instance, new Apple products, and ‘on fleek’ eyebrows of course. A wave of content always flows over me as I peruse the new boxes of flowering bulbs when they arrive at Capital Gardens. I like to sit quietly on the shop floor, at the very back of the store, and here with much rustling, put on [...]

BULBS IN THE HOME

  Bulbs in the Home Spring Bulbs are not just for the garden. Many types can be successfully grown indoors to add vibrancy, rich colour, and sweet perfume during the dark months of winter. Easy to grow and inexpensive, indoor bulbs make the perfect home flower display. The way to induce bulbs to bloom early is to trick them into thinking that they’ve already been through winter by imposing a regime of cold and darkness after potting them up, before moving them [...]