19 JANUARY 2023, Peter Nyssen has won the Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award, an independent seal of excellence, which recognises businesses that consistently deliver a world-class customer experience.We’re excited to announce that we have won the Feefo 2023 Platinum Trusted Service Award for excellence in customer service for
If you are a gardener then you’ll appreciate the art of composting. It’s not a pleasant job. It requires space and a bit of labour, but the reward is ‘black gold’.
Although, there are many things to consider. It is unarguably important to the health of your soil. But do we really know what goes into commercial compost?
By making your own
Lasagne planting is a term for planting bulbs in layers.
Plant bulbs as you would in any pot. When adding multiple varieties consider how deep each one needs to go. For example tulips need to be planted 15 cm, daffodils 12-15 cm, crocus 5-8 cm deep.
Big bulbs go deeper - plant less of them
Small bulbs are shallower - plant more of them.
An interview with Helen Bostock, Senior Wildlife specialist for the RHS
As a bulb supplier we are keen to promote plants and bulbs that will create habitats for bugs. We know that alliums are great for bees but what about the rest? Different flowers will encourage a broader diversity and therefore we suggest you plant as much as you can!
Place your tender plants in a greenouse, clean your gutters and insulate your autumn planted seedsPrepare your beds with mulch, and keep leaves for leaf mouldPlant your bulbs nowLift your dahlias, gladioli and other tender bulbs before the frostsThere is still time to order more autumn planting bulbsGarden jobs in November - 3 essential jobs
October is when autumn really begins to take hold. Enjoy the wonderful colours and the last blooms of the yearKeep your fallen leaves for an excellent mulch to add in your garden bedsMake sure you have plenty of hiding places and different environments for bugs to hibernateEnjoy the rich colours of autumn with autumn flowering bulbs such as Nerines
1- Introduction to green manure
If you visit the tulip fields of the Netherlands in mid summer there won’t be much to see. This time of year is about the preparation of dry bulbs lifted in early summer. The bulbs are sorted into planting stock and selling stock. The flower bulbs you receive in autumn have been grown to a certain size. They are
We met with Sophie to discuss her garden, the importance of getting outdoors, how to plan for unpredictable weather and some of her favourite bulbs.
You may have seen her Instagram page floraldaysintheshires , which is full of great gardening advice and inspiring knowledgeable insights.
She also runs courses with her friend Helier at
At the heart of Peter Nyssen is our long serving team, deeply passionate about bulbs and the service we provide. We have plenty to say when it comes to caring for your bulbs. Stef says “Remove the head from tulips after they have flowered, so they might flower again next year”
His top recommendation is Tulip Carnival De Nice
The biggest asset for a small garden
From February to October flowers will come and go. Tulips last from March to May, Lilies from June to July, Nerines from September to October. Before you know it, your garden beds can be full of bulbs to last you through the year. Many bulbs are hardy and perennial so you can leave them in the ground, but if