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Help with Lilies. I had sown some lily bulbs in my garden and plants came out of the ground about few inches above but recently some kids (invited over the weekend with familes) broke the plants. I still have the bulbs inside. What can I do with the broken plant i.e. can i sow them again?



Okay I 'think' you are saying you planted lily bulbs and that children you invited into the garden have broken the growing shoots. All you can do is leave the bulbs in the ground, they will grow next year, though not well as the bulb will not have been fed.

9 Aug, 2010


If you're saying you have the bulbs left in the ground, but the tops have been broken off, just leave them alone - hopefully the foliage will have had enough time to function so that the bulb was able to store enough food to flower next year.

9 Aug, 2010


Thanks. Yes, the growing shoots were broken.

9 Aug, 2010


Perhaps next time the children visit you should tell t hem not to step on the plants?

9 Aug, 2010

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