When to start watering

Cathy Craig batlette@cox.net
Tue, 08 Oct 2002 19:50:52 PDT
My experience mirrors Marguerite's. I am in a maritime zone 9b but the same
thing happens here. I lose more bulbs to dessication thru underwatering than
to rot. If rot is consistently a problem, perhaps change your planting mix
to one that does NOT hold water well.

Cathy Craig San Clemente CA Zone 9b
President Pacific Bulb Society

> But a word of warning.  My climate is similar to that in Riverside.  That
> dry summer will cause problems.   I have killed bulbs by following the 'no
> water' rule too seriously.  

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