What do you do with extra bulbs or rhizomes?

Discussion in 'Gardening' started by lengel, May 21, 2012.

  1. lengel

    lengel Songster

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    My flowers are multiplying like crazy. When you thin your flower beds, what do you do with the extras?
     
  2. Gryphon

    Gryphon Songster

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    You could post them on craigslist for sale, or give them to friends. I belong to a site called plant exchange, I think there's different areas, kind of like freecycle. You could trade your rhizomes for other plants on that.
     
  3. changethelaw

    changethelaw In the Brooder

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    plantswap.org or .net is a good place too
     
  4. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Crowing

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    Trade them. An ad on Craigslist should find you some swaps.

    I've taken plants to a local poultry swap and traded them for all sorts of things.

    Lots of people will swap irises to get new colors.
     
  5. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Crowing

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    Also, it they aren't huge plants you can pot them and when they bloom, take them to the senior center or to a rest home and donate.
     

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