GardeningDon't Toss that Easter Lilly Turn it Into a Perennial

Don’t Toss that Easter Lilly Turn it Into a Perennial

Once Easter is over and your Easter Lilly starts to look  a little sad, don’t toss it you can move it outdoor for a lovely perennial in the garden.  In this article you will learn how to prolong the blooms through Easter while you have the plant indoors.

Don't Toss that Easter Lilly Turn it Into a Perennial

Then how you can transplant the flower out to the yard or garden as a perennial that will come back year after year.  You will also learn that once you plant them outdoors they will bloom again next year and every year after that.

If you live in a colder climate you may need to cover it with a good layer of mulch through winter to protect the bulb. Before moving it out side you will need to have night time temperatures above freezing.  Removing all of the flowers so the plant puts all efforts into increasing bulb size is the best way to ensure that the bulb will be big enough to produce flowers next year.

Easter lilies are very pretty and come in a variety of colors. If you didn’t have one for Easter and still want to plant one or more in your garden, hit the stores and nurseries in the week after Easter when all of the Easter lilies will be a great mark down prices. You can pick up an assortment of them for very little since they will be wanting them gone to free up space. All this info on Easter lilies is from   Better Hens and Garden.

Paige Raymond
Paige Raymond
Raised in rural Montana and educated in Mechanical Engineering and Sustainable Development, Paige Raymond combines a practical mindset with a passion for self-reliance and sustainability. With expertise ranging from mechanical solutions and food preservation to emergency preparedness and renewable energy, Paige is a proud author with more than 5000 published articles.

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