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    one more try with the pic
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    One on the left looks good to me , on the right a bit leggy maybe, see how they go.

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    If they flowered last year, you may be expecting too much from them unless you fed them after flowering.
    Once mine have flowered, I plant them in the garden and let them naturalise.
    Make 2019 the Year of Random Seed sowing
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    The flowers should eventually shoot out from the centre of the bulb at the bottom between the leaves,the flowers will be smaller in their second year. If they’ve been forced before I usually plant them in the border & hope for flowers,it’s a lot of work for the bulb when it’s been forced.

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    oh well, fingers crossed. is a glug of baby bio likely to improve matters?

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    High potassium fertilisers good for flowers,at the recommended dose

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    is baby bio high in potassium?

    what happens if I put too much in, I don't want triffids walking round the house...

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    Ive never used baby bio,the label should give info,I usually give flowers in containers seaweed fertiliser or tomato fertiliser. Bulbs in the ground never get anything,there’s enough goodness in the soil to keep them going.

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