Answer: Tulips and some other bulbs will gradually push themselves toward the surface as they become crowded, others seem to simply work their way upward over time. This is one reason why some gardeners plant tulips at the maximum suggested depth (8 inches to delay the rising) or in some cases prefer to lift and replant their tulips every year. First off be sure the bulbs are dry, then store them in a dry and relatively cool and dark place. Avoid baking hot and/or humid conditions. I suspect under your bed would be fine. Pack them in one layer and use a container such as a cardboard box or paper bag left open to allow for air circulation.
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