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Bulbs: Any other kilobulb planters out there?

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critterologist
Frederick, MD
(Zone 6b)

August 29, 2010
4:08 PM

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My DH is an engineer, and several years ago he coined the term "kilobulbs" to describe the quantities I planted each fall. I usually got in 1000+ bulbs or one kilobulb. I think my "personal best" was a couple years ago when I put in 3 1/2 kilobulbs, but many of those were in my parents' and in-laws' yards. Usually less than half of what I plant are bigger bulbs like daffs or tulips, and planting the little bulbs goes much faster, so it's not quite as daunting as it seems.

Oh, and last fall, 3 kilobulbs of crocus went into the front yard when we had a DG "crocus shower" for our baby girl!

This fall, I'll still be in the midst of some medical treatments, so I won't be able to dig. *sniff* (I'm sure I'll make up for it next year.)

So, I need to garden vicariously! Who else plants in quantity, and what are you planning to put in this year?

(I think 500 or so early & late blooming daffs have gone into this bed over the years, and they've multiplied since this photo was taken!)

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