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We planted many tete a tete bulbs in November last year under a newly laid lawn, and as yet no sign of any shoots... what are the possible problems please



mine are only just showing through the bare soil. they ay be only just up and hidden by the green of the grass.
Where in the UK are you as the further north the further behind they will be.
welcome to GoY too.

10 Mar, 2011


Just be careful not to walk where you have planted them... There is still plenty of time for them to come through.

10 Mar, 2011


Newly planted bulbs are often a bit later growing as they haven't got going quite as early as those from previous years. A friend of mine planted Daffodils in Feb and had them in flower in June!! They will settle down next year.

10 Mar, 2011


Another thought November is late to plant any daffodil bulbs so yes they will be late to appear.

10 Mar, 2011


Moon Grower's right, that is very late indeed to plant daffodils - they really prefer to be in the ground by the end of August, and certainly by early September, unlike tulips, which do better if not planted till November. Hopefully they'll flower eventually, but obviously much later.

11 Mar, 2011


Just interested in where you got the bulbs - I have a friend who planted some in tubs in the autumn and says they have all rotted.

11 Mar, 2011


Possibly got too wet Steragram and then froze, that will destroy most bulbs.

11 Mar, 2011


Mine are up and flowering in abundance....we're in Bournemouth, it's been very cold here until the last couple of days - been out in the garden almost all weekend - the sunshine was lovely and warm, their little yellow heads bobbing in the breeze - definately my favourite of hte season.

13 Mar, 2011

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