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  • Maureen Smith (Tierney)

    tulip bulb planting

  • Carolyn Brown

    Great gardening ideas I wish I would have seen this before planting my tulips a couple of years ago. They're all gone now!

  • Tracy Baer

    Tips for Planting Your Favorite Bulbs Critters such as squirrels love digging up freshly planted bulbs. Spread a layer of mulch to hide your bulb holes. If that doesn't help, weigh down a piece of mesh or chicken wire over the soil to keep critters from digging. It should be safe to remove the protective mesh or wire after the bulbs start to sprout out of the ground.

  • Kelly O'Neal

    I wish I would have seen this before planting my tulips a couple of years ago. They're all gone now! Protect Your Investment Critters such as squirrels love digging up freshly planted bulbs. Spread a layer of mulch to hide your bulb holes. If that doesn't help, weigh down a piece of mesh or chicken wire over the soil to keep critters from digging. It should be safe to remove the protective mesh or wire after the bulbs start to sprout out of the ground.

  • Samantha Murray

    Squirrels love to eat tulip bulbs so cover the bulbs with chicken wire before covering with dirt when planting. I wish I would have seen this before planting my tulips a couple of years ago. They're all gone now!

  • Michelle Lowe Davis

    Good to know. Plant tulip bulbs under chicken wire to keep the squirrels from transplanting your bulbs all over the yard. That happened to me!

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