When do you dig up tulip bulbs?

Answer Tulip bulbs are dug from the ground after the blooms have dried up and foliage has turned brown. Tulip bulbs should be stored in a cool and dry environment to prevent rotting. Store in an airtight ... Read More »

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How to Dry Tulip Bulbs?

Tulip bulbs are often purchased dry from retail stores or nurseries where they have been stored in warehouses for future sales or they can be dug up and stored over the summer months for fall or mi... Read More »

When should you remove tulip bulbs?

On One Hand: Springtime BloomersTulips that bloom during the springtime in any climate zone come from bulbs that are acclimatized to spending the freezing winters in the ground. These bulbs will co... Read More »

How do I keep squirrels away from tulip bulbs?

Chicken WireCover the newly planted bulbs with chicken wire. The tulip leaves can grow through the wire while preventing the squirrels from digging. The University of Minnesota Extension recommends... Read More »

Do you have to dig up tulip bulbs every year?

Tulips should not be dug up every year. Tulips require a winter dormancy if they are to rebloom the following spring. The only exception to this is in USDA zones 8 and up, where tulips should be du... Read More »