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Hello Bulb Buddies,

There isn't long to go until planting day on 20th October! Are you ready? Here are some helpful resources to prepare you for planting your bulbs and for looking after them over the coming months! These are also on the Spring Bulbs for Schools website:

These resources will help you on planting day:

  • A Letter from Professor Plant (introduction to the project)
  • Adopt your Bulb (an overview of the care your Bulbs will need)
  • Planting your Bulbs (guidelines for ensuring a fair experiment)

And these activities are fun to complete:

  • Bulb Adoption Certificate
  • Make Bulb Labels

It's important that you read these as they contain important information! For example, do you know how deep you need to plant your bulbs? Or how to label your pot so that you know where the Daffodil and Crocus are planted?

Remember to take photos of your planting day to enter the Planting Day Photo Competition!

Keep an eye on Professor Plant's Twitter page to see photos from other schools:

Best of luck Bulb Buddies! Let us know how you get on!

Professor Plant & Baby Bulb

Penny Tomkins

Spring Bulbs Project Coordinator


Professor Plant
6 November 2017, 15:45
Thank you for all your lovely comments Bulb Buddies! I'm glad you are enjoying the project and look forward to seeing your weather data and hearing more about how you get on!
Portpatrick Primary School
30 October 2017, 15:30
Hi Professor Plant,
Portpatrick Primary enjoyed planting all our crocus and daffodil bulbs today on our first day back at school for the new term. Watch this space!
Auchenlodment Primary School
27 October 2017, 13:22
Hello Professor Plant,
Primary 4 children from Auchenlodment Primary in Renfrewshire,have successfully planted their bulbs today. We are all very excited to see them grow over the next few months!
Pollyplatt Primary School
20 October 2017, 20:46
Pollyplatt Primary School, Scampton
Lancaster & Wolsley class have planted their bulbs today. We are looking forward to spring time and our colourful flowering bulb display..
Potterhanworth Primary School
20 October 2017, 14:21
Hello Professor Plant,
We are the children from Potterhanworth Primary School and we have just finished planting our baby bulbs! We are all very excited to see how long it takes for them to begin to grow and flower! Bye, Potterhanworth Primary School

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