Daffodils
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Bulb Harvesting

Zone 07753 | Anonymous added on February 21, 2018 | Answered

I have sold my home and want to take some bulbs with me. however they have started to emerge (daffodils, crocus and snowdrop), can I dig them up now and dry them and store them? TY, Daun

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on February 22, 2018

If you are able to wait until the flowers have faded, then dig up the bulbs and replant them in your new garden as soon as possible, they might survive, as explained here:
http://www.simplegiftsfarm.com/moving-flower-bulbs.html

If you can't plant them right away, I think you are better off leaving the bulbs at your old home and buying new ones to plant in the fall. They likely wouldn't survive being stored in their current state.

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