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Transplanting Tulips from Northern to Southern Hemisphere

I want to buy Tulips in the Northern hemisphere in bulk and plant them in the Southern hemisphere.My main concern is that this will mess up their internal bio clock and result in big losses of bulbs. ...
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planted 100 tulip bulbs and they did not bloom

I planted over 100 tulip bulbs last fall and 20-30 daffodils.. The tulips never came up. Anyone know what could have caused this? Thanks
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Potted tulips are drying up

This is the first time I bought tulip bulbs and I kept them inside, beside the window. Recently I got flowers. But, the flowers are there for only 2-3 days before they started drying up. Is this ...
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Tulip buds suddenly dying

I planted few tulip bulbs in December last year.The plants grew nicely.But the buds didn't develop properly.Few buds did emerge and seemed to bloom.But one of the buds suddenly turned soft and is ...
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Is powdered cow dung cake a good rooting medium for bulbs

This is the first time I am growing bulbs but I am not sure if dried cow dung cakes, ground into fine powder would work as a good rooting medium for the bulbs to sprout. A friend of mine gave me a ...
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How do I remove grass from a tulip bed without transplanting them?

I bought a new home that is more than less a blank slate. However, it has a little patch of grass in the front and some flower beds. I noticed some tulips are coming up along the edge of the grass, ...
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Tulip Regeneration [duplicate]

Happy Mother's Day. I suspect a Mother somewhere is enjoying my Tulips. Overnight, someone clipped and made off with my bloomed tulips. Q: will they bloom again this year? It's my first year with ...
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Second Bloom for Tulips?

Is there any way to get tulips to bloom again this year? I know some flowers bloom again if you take the dead flower heads off. Mine were looking great until a squirrel came along and eat every ...
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When should I move a tulip plant from a pot to the ground?

I'm in western NY in the US and I have a potted tulip plant. When can I move it to the ground? After the last frost of the season? I usually see planted tulip plants start to pop up in March, bloom ...
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Tulips have small leaves and do not flower

In my garden I preserve some "wild" tulips. I say "wild" because they were planted many years ago by some ancestor of mine, I believe around late 1700-beginning of 1800. They are of a quite raw ...
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Should I keep tulip bulbs that didn't flower this year, or replace them with new?

My tulip bulbs have not made any flowers this spring, maybe due to lack of sun and/or phosphorus. Is there any chance they will make flowers next year if I give them phosphorus and more sun, or should ...
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How should I transplant tulips which are almost blooming?

I have a tree removal next week and I have bunches of tulips around the base. I would like to transplant the tulips but I feel the timing is bad. It is late April in zone 5b, so they are about to ...
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Why did these plants dry/burn?

I bought a small venus fly trap kit to sow. Three of them sprouted and they were growing well. I had placed them at a south facing window, watering them every few days. I found them like this a few ...
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What's happening to my tulips?

I recently transplanted some tulips bought at wilko, in a mixture of irish moss peat, compost and a little vermiculite. The last week has been unexpectedly hot, but I tried to water them regularly and ...
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Tulip bulbs, plant them late or keep them until next year

I've got a bunch of bulbs from tulips and other early-bloomers, that I 'forgot' to plant last November. By now it's almost March, and I wonder, should I plant them now, or should I keep them until ...
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Will tulips survive a winter in USDA zone 5 when planted in a boat?

Will tulip bulbs survive if I plant them in a boat in USDA zone 5? This boat sits in my front yard and I plant annuals in it every year. It was my mother's boat and holds sentimental value. I was ...
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Can I plant tulip or daffodil bulbs in 6" of soil, over a concrete foundation?

I have recently bought a house and I was planning a small tulip patch. I dug my ideal area on the backyard, 6" deep, just to discover I had chosen the spot where an old foundation had been covered ...
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What should I do after daffodils and tulips have bloomed?

I am new to having a garden as I have only just moved into my new house. I have some basic questions regarding flowers after they have finished blooming. My mother-in-law planted some daffodils and ...
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Can I plant bulbs (e.g. tulips) under a lemon tree?

I've just been given some tulip bulbs, and pondering where to put them. I have space near a lemon tree that I have just planted. I have read that lemons have shallow roots, so you shouldn't plant ...
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What tulips are best for perenniallizing in a clay-base soil?

I have tried several times to plant tulips and have mixed results. They all do well the first year, but after that some varieties consistently die and others thrive and spread. After a little research,...
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Why did my tulips die?

I planted three bulbs in a small vase, around 20 cm diameter, without a drainage hole. I planted them in November, outside under a roof, facing East, and watered them when the soil was dry. I'm in ...