There is a wide variety of flower bulbs and seeds available for any garden and many of them are very easy to grow and look after.
Different varieties flower at different times of the year and you can plant several bulbs in one area so that you can have colourful displays of blooms all year round.
Bulbs can be planted directly into the soil outside but seeds sometimes need a little help to get going and may need to be started off indoors. Bulbs are the most undemanding plants, and can be very long-lived. The Majority of bulbs are tolerant of other plants too so you can be creative with your planting.
It is best to plan your planting for the year with both
flower bulbs and seeds
Bulbs especially need to be planted several months before you see the flowers and knowing when to plant is crucial.