Spring bulbs like tulips and daffodils need a certain amount of chilling over the winter to bloom well in spring. Often bulbs sold in the South are pre-chilled to ensure good blooming. If the bulbs were not pre-chilled and are planted now, they may have enough cold weather to flower well.
Spring bulbs like tulips and daffodils need a certain amount of chilling over the winter to bloom well in spring. Often bulbs sold in the South are pre-chilled to ensure good blooming. If the bulbs were not pre-chilled and are planted now, they may have enough cold weather to flower well. JC Raulston Arboretum
Spring bulbs like tulips and daffodils need a certain amount of chilling over the winter to bloom well in spring. Often bulbs sold in the South are pre-chilled to ensure good blooming. If the bulbs were not pre-chilled and are planted now, they may have enough cold weather to flower well. JC Raulston Arboretum

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January 20, 2017 10:00 AM