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October - growing daffodils and narcissi indoors

Daffodils and narcissi are excellent as highly fragrant indoor bulbs. Try growing narcissi bulbs in compost or just in pebbles and water in a bowl.

How to do it
growing daffodils

  • Place a few pieces of charcoal in the bottom of a glass bowl without a hole.
  • Fill to within 4cm of top with pebbles.
  • Sit bulbs firmly on pebbles but without touching each other.
  • Add more pebbles to half the height of bulbs.
  • Pour in water until it shows at base of bulbs.
  • Place bowl on windowsill.
  • Top up with water as necessary and support growth with sticks.

TIP: These bowls of daffodils or narcissi make good presents and displays for others too.