Moving Garden Plants

  • Research climate and soils of new home.
  • Seeds - gather and store in an airtight container.
  • Bulbs - dig up during their natural dormant season. Pack in a mixture of loose dry peat moss and vermiculite to provide a lightweight and protective transport medium.
  • Garden tools - sharpen blades of clippers, lawn mowers and shears and apply a thin coating of household or motor oil to protect the paint and metal parts. Clean and disinfect rakes, hoes and sprinklers. Household bleach can be used to disinfect a variety of items.
  • Plants - some plants can be dug up and transplanted.
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4 Chase Street, Howland, ME 04448