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Locating planted bulbs

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by SouthernGardening, Dec 30, 2001.

  1. SouthernGardening

    SouthernGardening LawnSite Member
    Messages: 22

    Does anyone have suggstions for locating established bulbs in a mixed planting bed? One of my clients has perennials, annuals and bulbs all planted in the same general area under some oak trees. I hate digging up bulbs already in the ground when I'm planting annuals or adding more bulbs . Or worse, unearthing half a bulb.
  2. Atlantic Lawn

    Atlantic Lawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Male, from Outer Banks NC
    Messages: 944

    I have always gone low tech, small sticks that are just barely above the mulch level marks my bulbs.I know this isn't much help now.Sonicgram would be very cool.
  3. SouthernGardening

    SouthernGardening LawnSite Member
    Messages: 22

    Thanks, Steve. Good idea for future plantings. And unearthed bulbs come spring.

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