When Can I Relocate My Daffodils

Q: When is the proper time to relocate daffodils within my yard? 

A: The best time is in early May when the foliage has mostly turned yellow. Daffodil leaves naturally fade away during the summer after absorbing the sun’s energy in the weeks after they bloom. Shake the dirt off the bulbs you unearth. This allows you to see how many large mature bulbs you have and how many small ones, which need another growing season before flowering. In their new spot, loosen the soil thoroughly and mix in some Milorganite, Holly Tone or Dr Earth fertilizer according to label directions. Plant your bulbs so the top is a couple of inches below the soil surface.

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