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I have a question regarding flowers we purchased last year. The flowers are 10 Ranunculus Tecolote. I planted they in the late fall, but only one has appeared so far. I wondered what I should do to get the others to come up. If you can help me I would appreciate it. Thanks Paula
I would gently dig the area to see if the bulbs are still there, trying not to disturb any new root hairs. Of course, they may have rotted or a rodent could have eaten them. Did you soak the bulbs first? If they are still there and hard little nuggets, you could soak them for a couple of hours and replant once they’ve swelled.
Hope this helps
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Aug 27th, 2009 at 3:38 pm
My problem is squirrels - they eat at least 50% of the bulbs I plant. I have tried covering them in netting but they dig that up too.
Sep 1st, 2009 at 10:25 am
Try planting the bulbs in cages of gopher wire that is folded over on the top that should stop them. Good luck!