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Q.Planting Tulip Bulbs

Zone 5 | cliogardener added on November 11, 2012 | Answered

When planting tulip bulbs, is there something I can add to the soil to prevent rodents from digging up and eating them?

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Answered on November 12, 2012

To prevent them digging the bulbs up, try making simple cages for the bulbs out of chicken wire. Simply place the wire over top of the planting hole, covering with soil and mulch, if desired. The holes in the wire allow the plants to grow, but keeps the rodents from getting to the bulbs.

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