We’ve bought a variety of spring bulbs from the supermarket today and thought we would give ‘lasagne planting’ a try.
Lasagne planting is a technique where you plant bulbs at different depths between layers of compost to ensure a longer lasting display.
The larger, later flowering bulbs such as tulips are placed deepest with the smaller, earlier flowering bulbs such as snowdrops planted closer to the top.
You can top the arrangement with grit or we placed winter bedding plants such as violas and silver leaf to give colour over the winter before the bulbs emerge.
We’ve filled a few pots using several different ‘plant recipes’ and colour combinations. We’ve included tulips, daffodils, crocuses, hyacinth, snowdrops, bluebells, iris and aliums.
We’ve also used this method to plant daffodils, snowdrops and wood anemone under our apple tree and topped it with grass seed.
Can’t wait for Spring!
a pot or container of your choice with good drainage
2-3 packets of bulbs of your choice
stones or broken pieces of crockery to assist drainage
grit or bedding plants for the top layer
This is what you do