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Q.How to stop squirrels digging up bulbs

Zone London SE3 | Anonymous added on April 15, 2020 | Answered

Every year I plant bulbs and every year squirrels dig them up and eat them or carry them away – except for the grape hyacinths! I would love to grow early daffodils and then tulips. If I plant the bulb, quite deep, in late spring/early summer instead of the autumn would this solve the problem?

Thank you.

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Answered on April 15, 2020

No, the bulbs would probably sprout early. Planting them in late fall prevents them from sprouting till the warmth of spring.

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