George Bonnema

This is still time to plant trees, shrubs, spring-blooming bulbs

According to the weather forecast, our growing season is about finished.

If you have tender bulbs like cannas, gladiolas or dahlias, a light frost will kill the tops but not harm the bulb itself.

When the top growth is dead, it’s time to dig the bulb. I use a potato fork to loosen the soil and lift the bulb or clump of bulbs from the soil.


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