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Help! Just Planted Bulbs: To Water or Not To Water???

Posted by elleni 4a (My Page) on
Sat, Dec 3, 11 at 18:27

OK! I went out in the 32° F cold today and planted all the bulbs I had space for from my Black Friday box. (The rest will be potted and forced or sent further South.) I finished just as the snow started to fall here in zone 4a. While the ground is NOT frozen, the temps here are now stuck at Midwest Winter-- below freezing for HIGHS from now on. My problem is, with the freezing temps, I am worried to water the bulbs in. I didn't water, but I could, if I must. What should I do?? Someone tell me quick!!

[x-posted as time is tight!]

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RE: Help! Just Planted Bulbs: To Water or Not To Water???

  • Posted by rbrady 5/Eastern Ia (My Page) on
    Sat, Dec 3, 11 at 21:08

I would water so they can start sending out some roots.

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