What to Plant in December

With the start of December comes colder weather and shorter days, but will that put us off pottering around the garden? Absolutely not! There’s plenty to do, so if you’re wondering what to plant in December, you’re in the right place.

From summer bulbs, to hardy shrubs, there’s lots to do and plant this month in your garden.

Begonias

Begonias are a summer staple. Now that you’ve decided what you want to plant for your spring garden, it’s time to give some thought to your summer garden! Begonias are colourful and bright – the perfect addition to any summer garden that are sure to give you that summer feeling.

Begonia Samba Mixed
Begonia ordorata Pink Delight

Tulips

Forgot to plant your tulips? Never mind, there’s still time to get them in the ground before the first winter frost. The former part of December can be just warm enough for the bulbs without causing any damage. Perfect for when you’re at a push!

Triumph Tulip Collection
Tulip Lasting Love

Strawberries

If you’re planning on growing your own fruit next year, then December is the perfect time to plant your strawberry plants in the ground. A brilliant choice for those with allotments. (Note: Our range of Strawberry plants are currently out of stock, but please check back in

Strawberry All Season Collection
Strawberry Everbearer Albion

Indoor Bulbs

If you’re still unsure of what to plant in December and none of the above tickles your fancy, then indoor bulbs could be your saving grace. These beauties are perfect for planting around September to December and you’ll see them appear in mid-late winter, depending on when initially planted.

Amaryllis Magic Green
Narcissi Erlicheer

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