Questions tagged: bulbs

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Hazel
Answer: Hi Hazel, hippeastrum seed will germinate anytime in soil around 20 degrees. they take 4-8 weeks and are sown close to the surface. Crocus seed is ...
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Answered: 12:10PM, 13 Jan 2010
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Kaye
Answer: Dear Kaye, The bulbs of the Belladonna Lily can be planted out in late autumn or early winter. They are best left undisturbed for a few years but...
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Answered: 08:52AM, 12 Mar 2010
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wendy
Answer: Hi there Elizabeth, because they are a bulb its best to wait to all the foliage dies down which it should do when it gets cooler.This is important ...
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Answered: 02:52PM, 12 Mar 2010
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amanda
Answer: Hi There, you may need to either dig the rest of the bulbs out or use a herbicide when they are sprouting.Weedmat will help and so will a good laye...
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Answered: 07:10AM, 09 Apr 2010
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Bob
Answer: Dear Bob, I really don’t think that Gladioli bulbs naturalise well in a buffalo lawn. It is quite a tall growing bulb and generally needs so...
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Answered: 02:41PM, 13 Apr 2010
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Sandra
Answer: Dear Sandra, If your Hippeastrums have flowered for the past 2years there is no reason why they shouldn’t continue to flower. Did you fertili...
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Answered: 12:13PM, 19 Apr 2010
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Jack
Answer: Dear Jack, Some types of bulbs can be lifted after flowering and replanted the following years and other bulbs can simply be left in the ground and...
Answered: 10:35AM, 17 Jun 2010
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Jack
Answer: No bulbs store their energy after every season and use it the season after. Sometimes you may need to lift the bulb depending on what climate you l...
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Answered: 01:16PM, 08 Jul 2010
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Dawn
Answer: Dear Dawn, After flowering, the bulbs will spit to produce more smaller bubs which will flower within another one or two seasons. You can leave the...
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Answered: 12:44PM, 31 Aug 2010
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Karen
Answer: Hi Karen, Daffodils/bluebells/poppies can all be grown in a large pot such as a wine barrel. You may like to consider adding a perennial plant as ...
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Answered: 01:16PM, 22 Aug 2011
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Elaine
Answer: Dear Elaine, It would be best to keep fertilising your jonquils with a liquid/soluble fertiliser until the leaves have totally died down. At that ...
Answered: 03:27PM, 12 Sep 2011
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Justine
Answer: Dear Justine, Once the foliage of your bulbs have died down, you can dig them up, shake off the excess soil and put them in a paper bag ready for m...
Answered: 03:22PM, 21 Oct 2011
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Penny
Answer: Hi Penny, Hyacinth bulbs require about 6 weeks in the refrigerator crisper before planting and are best planted in April or early May. They should...
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Answered: 11:45AM, 03 Apr 2012
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Jacinta
Answer: Hi There, No no need for watering just let them die back naturally and store all their nutrients and they will come back next season.
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Answered: 09:37AM, 04 May 2012
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Colin
Answer: Hi Colin, Usually packed bulbs will have a suggested time frame in which the bulbs should be plant. All bulbs, in their dormant stage, are living ...
Answered: 11:52AM, 14 Dec 2012
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Sandra
Answer: Hi Sandra, To keep them dry (they do like a well drained soil) you can lift them but its not a necessity. You don’t have to lift your jonquil...
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Answered: 09:15AM, 17 Mar 2014
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Connor
Answer: Hi Connor, you can grow crocus in Brisbane, they like a rich soil and will grow well in a part sun to sun position. http://www.abc.net.au/gardening...
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Answered: 03:58PM, 18 Mar 2014
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JO
Answer: Hi Jo, I have posted some information here for you, if you have a cool part in the garden you can leave them in the soil, they will still pop up fo...
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Answered: 01:07PM, 28 May 2014
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Connor
Answer: Hi there Connor, depending on where you are will depend on how fast these bulbs will grow, they normally will flower in the spring so while your wa...
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Answered: 07:55AM, 24 Jul 2014
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Neale
Answer: Hi Neale, You can either let them die off in your garden or keep them until next year, they are normally very hardy as long as you let the foliage ...
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Answered: 02:47PM, 22 Aug 2014
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Val
Answer: Hi Val, These plants like to sit in the full sun, try using some Thrive flower and fruit which has added potassium to help promote flowers.
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Answered: 08:55AM, 10 Oct 2014
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Margaret
Answer: Hi Margaret, you need to let them die down completely so they can store all their energy in their bulb for next year, otherwise they wouldn’t...
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Answered: 09:27AM, 17 Oct 2014
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Answer: Hi Alice, Try using Thrive flower and fruit and also make sure they are getting plenty of sun.
Category: Fertilising
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Answered: 12:10PM, 22 Oct 2014
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Rae
Answer: Hi Rae, This bulb looks like it would be a scarborough lily http://www.gardensonline.com.au/GardenShed/PlantFinder/Show_1403.aspx
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Answered: 02:54PM, 29 Oct 2014
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Sotiria
Answer: Hi Sotiria You’re a bit late with the Lilies for planting now. Ideally that would have been completed between Feb and April, unless they are ...
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Answered: 03:36PM, 07 Oct 2015
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Catherine
Answer: Hi Catherine, yes it is possible to grow them from seed but it takes a little while and that’s why growing them from bulbs is sometimes quick...
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Answered: 08:52AM, 06 Apr 2016
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Barbara
Answer: Hi Barbara, Thank you for contacting Yates, if the bulbs you have are all permanently in the ground, you may find the bulbs flower better when we h...
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Tags: bulbs, flowers
Answered: 08:31AM, 18 Oct 2016
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John &...
Answer: Hi John and Liz, Dahlias are a Summer and Autumn flowering bulb and would be difficult to locate any stock at the current point in time. Due to qua...
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Tags: Dahlia, bulbs, WA
Answered: 10:10AM, 05 Feb 2017
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Samara
Answer: Hi Samara, Thank you for contacting Yates. Your bulbs should be ok so long as they have been planted in a good well draining mix. If you can just l...
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Answered: 08:08AM, 08 Jun 2017
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Mark
Answer: Hi Mark, Thank you for contacting Yates. Lilium bulbs are true lilies and prefer warm climates like that of Brisbane. It would be good to obtain fr...
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Tags: bulbs, Liliums
Answered: 10:07AM, 08 Sep 2017