My Spring Bulbs Won't Bloom - Why?


Article by: Doug Green

You can hear the wailing from here. "Why aren't my bulbs , Accentuate Your Home with an Address Plaque blooming?"Ā¯ "There are a lot of leaves on them but not a single flower. , Vegetable Garden Layout "Ā¯

The overall cause of a bulb , Vegetable Growing for Beginners not producing a bloom is either the bud , How to Reduce Pollution Using a Robotic Lawn Mower wasn't formed or it was damaged in some way. No bud , Planting Roses (Bare Root or Semi Bare Root) equals no flower. , Viburnum in the Garden

Here's why your bud , Kirengeshoma palmata might have been killed:

There wasn't enough sunlight last summer , Dutch Tulips or you planted your bulbs , Growing and Caring for Your Bamboo in too shady an area. For the most part, spring , The Basics Of Building Your Own Greenhouse blooming bulbs , Easy Working With Cordless Lawn Mowers want full sunshine for at least six hours a day. If you do not give them enough sunshine, they may live but not have enough energy , Tulip Bulbs - Fall is the Time to Prepare the Perfect Spring Flower Garden to produce a flower , Natural Gardens bud.

You might have cut off the foliage last year before it yellowed naturally. If you cut off the foliage before it yellows, the bulb , How to Reduce Pollution Using a Robotic Lawn Mower will not be able to get enough sunlight to produce a bud. , Controlling House Plant Pests Remember Doug Green's number one rule for growing bulbs, , Composting and Composters: A Basic Introduction "Grow the foliage, the flower , Riding Lawn Mowers will take care of itself."Ā¯ You might have tied up the foliage over top of the bulb , Cheap Pond Liners to give yourself , Dutch Tulips room to plant , Spring is Around the Corner - How is Your Garden? annuals. This is an old trick that won't go away but is still not recommended for growing , Riding Lawn Mowers good bulb , Spring Flowers leaves. (Do you think you'd grow , Easy Care Of Phalaenopsis very well if you had to hold your arms over your head all the time?)

You might have planted them too early last fall. , Tulip Bulbs - is the Time to Prepare the Perfect Spring Flower Garden Once the bulb , Fiberglass Pond Liners had rooted and the ground was still warm, it might have started to produce a flower , Controlling House Plant Pests bud. Once that bud , Fiberglass Pond Liners emerges, it either lives or dies on the soil , Taming Your Outdoors temperature. An emerged bud , Natural Gardens that hits frozen or too-cold soil , Hummingbird Migration is going to die and this means there won't be another bud , Say Your Feelings with Flowers - Flower Meaning for the following spring. , Tulip Bulbs - Fall is the Time to Prepare the Perfect Flower Garden

Perhaps you overfed or overwatered those bulbs. , Artificial Flowers – Are They A Solution? Overwatering bulbs , Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) will most often kill them because they will rot (think of leaving an onion in a glass , Time for a Flower Garden Tune-Up of water). Spring , Tulip Bulbs - Fall is the Time to Prepare the Perfect Flower Garden flowering bulbs , Riding Lawn Mowers have developed in areas where there is winter-cold and spring-rains but summer , Silk Palm Trees drought. When you water , Wooden Greenhouses your garden , Cheap Pond Liners in the summer , Dog Damage to Lawns to keep the annuals , The Bonsai Braided Money Plant Tree and perennials , Dutch Tulips happy, you are making your bulbs , Lawn Mower Racing unhappy. Too much water , Hydroponics Gardening - An Introduction To Hydroponics Gardening For Beginners (Part 3) Lighting and the bulbs , Dutch Tulips will disappear taking their flowers , Fountains: A Garden's Best Friend with them.

Perhaps the bulbs , The Perfect Fern for Shady Gardens have grown up magnificently and multiplied. If so, they might simply require dividing to produce flowers , Cheap Pond Liners again. This is not likely in a normal garden , Growing and Caring for Your Bamboo setting but possible. You can tell if there are scads of leaves all coming from the same small area if the bulbs , Dutch Tulips are too crowded.

You want to know if it is a disease. , Easy Working With Cordless Lawn Mowers The odds are that it is not. Bulb diseases , Spring Flowers either disfigure flowers , Make A Good First Impression: Landscape Your Driveway or kill the bulbs. , Outdoor Sports Lighting None just kill off the flower , How to Reduce Pollution Using a Robotic Lawn Mower bud.

The odds are it is a cultural thing and not a disease. , Garden Sheds You just have to figure out what you need to give the bulb , Spring Flowers to make it happy. You can do this at Doug Green's website

Remember, grow , Controlling House Plant Pests those leaves to make the flowers , Spring s bloom.

copyright Douglas Green , Growing and Caring for Your Bamboo 2005
Doug Green , High Intensity Discharge Grow Light (Generic) is an award winning garden , Sheds writer with over 30 years experience in the horticultural industry. His bulb , Tulip s - Fall is the Time to Prepare the Perfect Spring Flower Garden website is at and his garden , Tulip Bulbs - Fall is the Time to Prepare the Perfect Spring Flower blog is at

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