When to start watering

Douglas Westfall eagle85@flash.net
Tue, 08 Oct 2002 19:03:40 PDT
> 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.   I do water my dormant bulbs very lightly every
> 3-4 weeks during Aug-Sep-Oct if there is no rain.    Lightly and
> infrequently is the key, here.  Some occasionally may rot, but I lost more
> before I did this.
> Marguerite

I agree with what you have said.  The secret is that you must watch the
moisture content in your pots VERY carefully.

Be assured that there is some moisture/rain/dew/whatever, in their natural


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