Garden planning - Knowledgebase Question

Wilmington, De
Question by REDHEAD4347
September 2, 2009
I would like to plant daisies and tulips in the fall for next year. I am a first time gardener this year, explain to me exactly what it means plant them before the first frost.


Answer from NGA
September 2, 2009


According to my resources, your first average frost of the season arrives about October 3rd. You'll want to plant your bulbs by mid-September to beat the frost date and still have a couple of weeks to water your garden to help the bulbs and the roots of your daisies settle into the garden before cold weather arrives. Hope this answers your question.

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