Plant Now: Hyacinths


There’s still time to plant hyacinth bulbs – in fact, they like a cooler ground, just like tulips. Any time up to early June is fine. And, like tulips, hyacinth bulbs are best chilled in the fridge for a few weeks before planting to promote strong root and flower growth.

Plant bulbs about 10cm deep in free-draining soil in full sun. Once growth emerges, feed with bulb food.

If you prefer to grow your hyacinths indoors, plant in a hyacinth vase instead. [Read more…]