Tulips, crocus, hyacinth, daffodils...Place bulbs shoulder to shoulder across the surface of the soil, leaving no space between them. top off with more potting soil so the bulbs are just slightly below the surface. Water each container thoroughly. finish with a layer of mulch. Leave pots outdoors for winter chilling. The more exposure to cold the better they’ll bloom.
Potted spring bulbs: Try this vibrant combination of contrasting tulips, 'Cafe Noir', 'Don Quichotte' and 'Cairo'. See our five favourite tulip combinations at http://www.gardenersworld.com/plants/features/flowers/five-stunning-tulip-combinations/5073.html Photo by Sarah Cuttle.