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Subject: Fall and Bulbs
I have never had good luck with Fall bulbs, I plant them by the wagon loads and come spring, if I am luck 2-3 flowers will come up. I have tried Begonias, Day Lilies of various types, Gladiolas, and some types of Narccisst(SP)

Anyone have any advice? I do not have trouble with Daffodils and the like

 

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Subject: Fall and Bulbs
of all the flowers out there, i think i like bulb ones the best.

 

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Subject: Fall and Bulbs
Hello Ayla. There a few things that could be contributing to your difficulty. Are critters eating them? I think daffodils have a nature substance that makes them not as tasty to critters under the ground and above. Deers leave them alone unlike tulips that the deers eat like candy.

If the problem is with moles are squirrels, I seem to remember reading some suggestions out there for deterring the underground marauders.

Here is a discussion board talking about bulbs attacting creatures that eat them:
http://forums2.gardenweb.com/forums/load/bulbs/msg1220500322555.html?9

I am so in a mood to start planting bulbs. My favorites are the daffodils for spring but I also love daylillies for summer. I may be getting some of both. Depending on what the garden center has.

 

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Subject: Fall and Bulbs
hmm no Moles but I didnt realize that squirrels will eat them too, I will have to keep an eye out for that this time, Thanks Lucrenda.

 

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Subject: Fall and Bulbs
We have stupid rabbits that eat everything. They even chewed my barberry bushes and my bridal wreath bushes down to the ground this winter. angry

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