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Heavy-Duty Metal Bulb Planter in Chrome

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Product Overview

Make planting bulbs, annuals, and other small plants simple with our easy to use, Heavy-Duty Chrome Metal Bulb Planter. The smooth, sustainable hardwood handle is easy to grip. The serrated edge makes inserting it into the soil almost effortless, and the cone shape grabs and holds the dirt. Convenient depth markers let you know just how much soil you’re removing.
  • A tool every gardener needs
  • Smooth handle made of sustainable hardwood
  • Use to plant annuals and other small plants
  • Grooved depth markers won't wear off

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Garden Center Tool Type
Bulb Planter
Handle Material
Product Weight (lb.)
Short or Long Handle

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
We guarantee you will be satisfied with every bloomsz product we sell. If for any reason you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, we will replace it at no charge. Please make your claim within 30 days of the date of purchase, together with the product’s bar code and purchase receipt

Questions & Answers


Can the planter also be used to lift bulbs for replanting?

Asked by Daisy March 6, 2018

We would not suggest using this tool to lift bulbs as the root system may be larger than the planter. Damaging the root system can cause the bulb to die. Follow these step-by-step instructions for removing bulbs from the ground without damaging them so you can successfully store them for replanting later. 1.Push a garden fork into the soil around the periphery of the bulbs and pry up gently on all sides. Some bulbs are buried up to 8 inches below the surface, so it may take some work to loosen the soil to an adequate depth. The goal is to lift the bulbs to the surface without cutting into them, so it's usually best to sift through the loose soil with your hands to find them all. You could also use a spade, but you are more likely to cut into a bulb this way. 2.Use garden scissors to trim off the roots and any remaining foliage. 3.Rub off the loose soil by hand and then clean the bulbs with a garden hose. With large quantities of bulbs, it's easier if you spread them on a screen made of hardware cloth so the water can drip through. Or, you can place them in a bucket of water and loosen the caked soil by hand if needed. You can also gently brush off any dried "skin" on the surface of the bulb. Removing the dirt, roots, and outer skin of the bulb helps prevent the bulbs from rotting while they are in storage. Throw away any bulbs that are damaged or diseased. Soft bulbs should not be saved. 4.Divide small bulbs, also called offsets, from the larger bulbs by gently pulling them apart. If you replant them next year, they will grow larger. Most offsets need two or three seasons of growth before they are mature enough to bloom. 5.Spread the bulbs far enough apart on a drying rack so that no bulb touches another one. A baker's cooling rack, some hardware cloth nailed to a square of 2" x 4" board, or an old window screen set on blocks all make decent drying racks. Let the bulbs dry for a day or two in a well-ventilated area and make sure they don't freeze. 6.Store the bulbs in a cool, dry location. The ideal storage space maintains a steady temperature of about 45°, and many gardeners store bulbs in an unheated basement. You can place bulbs in burlap bags, net produce bags, or even old pantyhose and hang them from the ceiling so they have good air circulation and won't become moldy. Alternatively, you can layer them in dry peat moss, vermiculite or clean, dry sand in a paper bag or a cardboard box. 7.Check the bulbs occasionally over the winter and throw out any that have become soft or moldy. Don't worry if they're shriveled and dry. They'll be ready to plant in the spring.

What is the length (measured at the BOTTOM from side to side) of the actual part the goes into th...

Asked by Kate May 27, 2017

2 1/2 inches

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by HomeDepotCustomer
The implement is made from cheap metal that collapsed with...
The implement is made from cheap metal that collapsed with the first use. It’s junk.
by JDL
Cheap thin metal made in China handle sides bent after only a couple of bulbs were planted. One I...
Cheap thin metal made in China handle sides bent after only a couple of bulbs were planted. One I bought a couple years ago from home depot was much better quality.
by Bedstuyguy
1 person found this helpful
This bulb planter worked excellent. I did not use it...
This bulb planter worked excellent. I did not use it to plant bulbs however. I used it to clear grass around my in ground irrigation system.
by Dan
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