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mochamolly
Lake Butler, FL

September 13, 2010
10:35 AM

Post #8096727

I have planted masses of lilies in 2 of my flower gardens; 25 stargazers for example, and only one came up this year. The spring I planted them they all came up. I am wondering what is eating them, squirrel or mole?
tonileland
Uncasville, CT
(Zone 6a)

September 14, 2010
5:37 AM

Post #8098262

chipmunks, most definitely! Moles eat grubs and earthworms, squirrels don't usually dig up bulbs, preferring nuts. Chipmunks will also eat the roots of hostas (I found out unfortunately!)

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