Fall transplanting - Knowledgebase Question

Batavia, Il
Question by sbemis1202
October 7, 2009
I have killed grass for a new bed. It is now safe to plant. I want to transplant lilac, butterfly bushes, peonies, etc ..I am in the midwest - chicagoland - is it still ok to transplant?

Answer from NGA
October 7, 2009


If you can get them transplanted within the next 2-3 weeks, they should be fine. They will establish their root systems and be ready to grow in the springtime. Enjoy your garden!

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