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October’s the Time to Dig and Store Summer Bulbs

October’s the Time to Dig and Store Summer Bulbs     

The difference between hardy and tender bulbous plants is a matter of geography, not underground structure. Plants originally developed bulbs, corms, and tubers to help them survive conditions like cold and drought. In cold-climate gardens many tender bulbous plants which can’t survive extremely low soil temperatures can be lifted and brought indoors for their winter’s rest. Some of the varieties commonly lifted and stored indoors inNew Englandare tuberous begonias, dahlias, cannas, caladium, elephant’s ears and gladiolus. 

October’s the Time to Dig and Store Summer Bulbs
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Creator: Margaret Hagen
Keywords: Bulbs , flowers , October , wmur

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