Every week, Telegraph gardening expert Helen Yemm gives tips and advice on all your gardening problems whether at home or on the allotment. If you have a question, see below for how to contact her.
How do I make a new border without damaging spring bulbs?
I want to create a new border in what is lawn and rough grass within which are many spring bulbs. Will the cutting and lifting of the turf (with a mechanical turf cutter/lifter) damage the bulbs? If it can be achieved, when would be the best time to do it?
Victoria Symon – via email
A tricky one, this. Survival of the dormant bulbs rather depends on how deeply they are embedded in the ground, I feel. I suspect that the daffodils will be far...
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