UACES Facebook Jonquil

Jonquil

November 25, 2017

QuestionWould it be ok to plant jonquil bulbs now in containers and put in unheated garden shed for the winter?  That's the only way I can think of to keep the squirrels from messing with them!

 

  
AnswerYou can store the containers in an unheated shed, but monitor it periodically.  You need to be sure to move them into the sunlight once the bulbs start to break the surface of the soil.  You also need to water periodically. You could also plant them and leave them in the yard but put a chicken wire cover over the top of the pot to keep the squirrels out.  Again, watch to make sure you remove the covering before the leaves grow too tall.


All links to external sites open in a new window. You may return to the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture web site by closing this window when you are finished. We do not guarantee the accuracy of the information, or the accessibility for people with disabilities listed at any external site.

Links to commercial sites are provided for information and convenience only. Inclusion of sites does not imply University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture's approval of their product or service to the exclusion of others that may be similar, nor does it guarantee or warrant the standard of the products or service offered.

The mention of any commercial product in this web site does not imply its endorsement by the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture over other products not named, nor does the omission imply that they are not satisfactory.