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(How to Plant Lily Bulbs)

Cultural Guides
(How to Plant Lily Bulbs)

Automatic sprinklers and Lilies

Batty bats at 1:15AM
Batty bats at 1:15AM

We were sound asleep when the “intruder” alarm suddenly went off this morning... Read the story and click on the link for FREE plans for "bat houses" in your garden.

Dividing Lily Bulbs

When to dig and divide lily bulbs

Emergency Transplanting

Moving Lily bulbs while in active growth.

Fall Garden Cleanup

Its never too early in the summer to begin!

Find your Hardiness Zone
Find your Hardiness Zone

When researching your location, bear in mind that the map lines are not absolute and each garden has it's own unique micro-climate. Neighborhoods with more trees blocking the wind, hills that "drain" away moisture faster, concrete bulkheads, sidewalks and driveways that tend to collect heat, as well as southern exposures will allow you to grow plants that might not be recommended for your area. The general guidelines are based on average low temperature.

Frost & Snow before Fall planting?
Frost & Snow before Fall planting?

The first snowstorm of October or November may be a cause for concern if you are planting shrubs or perennials, but do not worry about lily bulbs from B&D Lilies. Being completely dormant and safely tucked underground, they will not be harmed by the sudden changes in weather. Click bulb trio photo to learn more.

Growing Lily Bulbs from Seed
Growing Lily Bulbs from Seed

How important are roots on transplanted bulbs?

How to Plant Lily Bulbs
How to Plant Lily Bulbs

(START HERE) Never planted lily bulbs before? Need help with planting lilies in a new location? Although we enclose a color brochure for planting our bulbs in each order, it is helpful to have the instructions while you prepare your garden to receive your bulbs.

More Cultural Information

A few short papers on inter-planting Hemerocallis with your true Lily Bulbs (Lilium), plus making a stress-free raised bed.

Mulching Lily bulbs

Useful information to use anytime.

Planting Lily Bulbs - Intermixing Types

Rocky, clay soil and high winds

Staking Lilies... yes or no?

Staking Lilies... yes or no?

Transplanting Lily bulbs

Trumpet lilies in containers?

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View our Printed Catalog "Flipbook"

Interactive B&D Lilies' Fall 2013 Catalog - Viewable with Adobe Flash Player (version 9,0,115,0 and above). You may add notes on-screen, print out specific pages and more.

What pH should my soil be for Lily bulbs?

Wild Lilies
Timely Tips!
Wild Lily bulbs making up the genus Lilium belong to the family Liliaceae comprising of approximately 200 genera made up of approximately 2,000 lily species. There are in the neighborhood of 110 to 120 Lilium species depending on whose classification you reference. For the full article, click Knowledge Base