Thank you Peter. Here if bulbs eventually don't grow in the garden itself, Idon't grow them. BUT while they are seedlings, they are in containers. Which is why I mostly stick with things which like this climate. And they get crowded in the garden too eventually. Like this Z. flavissima: https://picasaweb.google.com/102349754034616089606… Ina Ina Crossley Auckland New Zealand Zone 10 On 22/01/2013 9:26 a.m., Peter Taggart wrote: > If you feed > them most bulbs are better crowded in a pot.