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Planting a load of bulbs in grass

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It probably wouldn't be recommend by the RHS or whatever, but I have planted hundreds and hundreds of daffodil bulbs in grass using a fencing pinch bar, and if the ground is soft close the hole with your heel, or if you're stuck backfill with a handful of compost/soil.

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Back in the early 90s me and some others planted 10s of thousands of daffodils at Groombridge place (pictured)


We found digging out a spit square with a sharp spade and putting a bulb in each corner worked best.


Edited by Mick Dempsey

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But not too deep or they could come up blind. Easy to overdo it with an auger I'd have thought. 


What about slot planting them using a narrow drainage shovel?

Edited by Gimlet

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