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Tulips, Lilies, Hyacinths

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Question: 1260-2115
What can I do with my Easter tulips, lilies and hyacinths? Mary, Norwich, CT

Mort's Answer:
All can be planted in the garden. Hyacinths and tulips can be stored in a cool dry place until fall. Remove the hair roots under their bulbs and cut the leaves just above the bulb after they are finished blooming. Place them in a brown paper bag or in dry sawdust. Cut the lilies about two inches above the bulb and plant them now in the garden. They will flower again in late summer when they ordinarily would. Spring flowering tulips and hyacinths should planted two and a half times the size of the bulb in depth. Put some sand at the bottom of there holes. Your lilies should be stored in a cool dry place in the same manner for the winter. Replant the lilies next year in late spring.

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