This week on We Dig Plants, Carmen Devito is talking autumn bulbs with Brent Heath of Brent and Becky’s Bulbs! Learn how Brent and Becky select uncommon bulbs from Holland to offer in their catalogue. Should tulips be treated as perennials, or should they be planted every year? Find out what types of bulbs fair well in shade, and which ones flourish in swampy conditions! Find out why so many rooftop gardeners are planting tulips, daffodils, and other bulb varieties. How should bulbs be stored? Learn what rare bulbs Brent and Becky have in stock this season, and learn how to treat bulbs in order to deter bulb-eating critters! Thanks to our sponsor, Consider Bardwell. Music has been provided by Four Lincolns.
“Tulips are high-mountain desert plants, and even in Holland, they’re dug every year… During the summer when their subject to mindless irrigation, the bulbs just rot!” [11:15]
— Brent Heath on We Dig Plants