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Mid-Atlantic Gardening: Spring bulbs

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January 22, 2013
4:56 PM

Post #9394073

Is anyone else beginning to see leaves of their spring bulbs?My poets narcissus,snow crocus,and iris reticulate are showing their leaves in the frigid air?I'm here near Monrovia.


Anne Arundel,, MD
(Zone 7b)

January 22, 2013
5:04 PM

Post #9394088

Hi. Me too. I have a few various daffodils poking up. Some old fashioned doubles are showing buds and lots of leaf tips. I know they weren't expecting THIS kind of cold!
Silver Spring, MD
(Zone 7a)

January 22, 2013
5:05 PM

Post #9394089

Actually, my crocuses have been *blooming* for a little over a week now. I imagine they're now all frozen over.

The narcissus leaves have been growing for quite some time now. I think they'll be okay. Thank goodness they weren't blooming yet.

January 22, 2013
5:16 PM

Post #9394101

I planted soooo many bulbs ,but forgot to fertilize.I had 2 trees cut down by the county(too close to road).So I have more gardens to plan out.I have MS,so I feel like I'm on borrowed time.I walk pretty okay,an occasional stumble,but I can deal.I love gardening,can't wait to see what comes up this spring.


Anne Arundel,, MD
(Zone 7b)

January 22, 2013
5:41 PM

Post #9394116

these early signs of spring really energize me when the weather is cold!
Chevy Chase, MD
(Zone 7a)

January 23, 2013
10:30 AM

Post #9394841

Sos07: Glad to see you posting. I wouldn't worry about not fertilizing -- bulbs are pretty tough. You can fertilize when the bulbs first start showing signs of life in the spring...

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