to much water - Knowledgebase Question

Tewksbury, MA (Zone 6A)
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Question by tracy_moreir
March 23, 2007
I planted Daffodils and Tulips in an area that gets alot of water that comes from the house (no gutters) when it rains. What can I do to protect these bulbs without having to move them? Some do longer come up each year.

Answer from NGA
March 23, 2007
If you are unable to install a gutter, then the best thing to do would be to transplant the bulbs. In a location with overly wet soil the bulbs tend to rot and die out. They really require a well drained spot. I'm sorry I can't be more encouraging.

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