Tuesday – Flowers from Bulbs / Tubers

Tuesday 4th May #TweetersFlowerShow presents – Flowers from Bulbs / Tubers  

The perfect topic for a mid-spring day we will look at the glory of bulbs such as tulips and alliums and delve into the art of storing and planting tubers. A must for the Daliah lovers amongst us.

Your Host

Hosting today’s event will be Audrey Rose (@MrsARose1) who many of you will also know as the founder and host of the popular #FlowersOnFriday twitter hashtag administers via the Twitter account (@FlowersOnFriday).

We will again be joined by popular Twitter gardeners who will offer tips and advice

ImageAudrey Rose (@MrsARose1) will be posting a blog on feeding and storing Spring bulbs in pots
ImageGarden maintenance expert Louise (@PlantsBulbsSeed) will again be offering advice throughout the day
ImageKeen and experienced gardener Celia Wood (@CeliaWood18) will be adding posts on Dahlia cuttings

Post your pictures and get the chance to win a prize

Please post pictures of your flowers grown from bulbs or tubers to the #TweetersFlowerShow hashtag.

We will be awarding prizes for the best Tulip Photo.

Today’s Judge

Judging today’s competition is former head gardener at Pashley Manor Gardens, co-owner of KZ Professional Gardening, Keith Boylett (@KeithB2711)

Today’s Prizes are

  • Bronze – A pack of seeds of your choice from seed specialists S├Ždian
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  • Silver – A Flower seed set
  • Gold – Garden designer Jonathan Norman (@JonNormanDesign) will design a border for your own garden and create the planting plans

Some of Jonathan’s Designs below so you’ll get an idea of what you will receive – he will happily create you a plan with full plant details and care instructions for a bed to a maximum size of 25 square meters.

All prizes will be accompanied by a #TweetersFlowerShow certificate:

Disclaimer: Prizes are only available to participants with UK residential addresses

However we will be awarding an International Certificate prize for any non UK residents who wish to participate – just add your countries flag to your tweet so we can spot you easily