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Yikes! What do I do with all of these bulbs!

Posted by teresa z5 central IN (My Page) on
Sun, Jun 14, 09 at 22:14

I just dug up a small bed of tulips, daffs and grape hyacinth. There weren't a whole lot of mature bulbs, but I've got LOADS of little pea/marble sized ones.

So my question is this: what do I do with them? Do I find a place to plant them now? Keep them until fall? If so, how do I store them until fall?

Please and thank you!!!


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RE: Yikes! What do I do with all of these bulbs!

It is difficult for the gardener to throw away these small bulbs, but for most of us it is the thing to do. The time and energy spent growing these on to a size where they may some day bloom is a waste of your time better spent elsewhere in the garden. Al


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RE: Yikes! What do I do with all of these bulbs!

  • Posted by teresa z5 central IN (My Page) on
    Mon, Jun 15, 09 at 13:18

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Well, what about the mature bulbs? Plant now or in the fall? If fall, how should I store them until then?

Thanks!


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RE: Yikes! What do I do with all of these bulbs!

Bulbs large enough to bloom should be stored(after being sure surfaces are dry)in a cool place with good air circulation. I hang mine in mesh bags in the basement, an area we would use as a wine cellar if we had any wine to store! Al


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