Laidback Gardener Tip of the Day

Sleeping Bulbs Need No Watering

SAMSUNGIrrigation systems and spring-blooming bulbs (tulips, narcissus, crocus, etc.) don’t mix. During the summer, when the bulbs are dormant, they do not need much water and can rot if they get too much. You’ll find you’ll grow the most beautiful tulips, especially. in flowerbeds you never water at all!

Garden writer and blogger, author of more than 60 gardening books, the laidback gardener, Larry Hodgson, lives and gardens in Quebec City, Canada. The Laidback Gardener blog offers more than 2,500 articles to passionate home gardeners, always with the goal of demystifying gardening and making it easier for even novice gardeners. If you have a gardening question, enter it in Search: the answer is probably already there!

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