Re: [gardeners] How is your fall?

Cheryl & Erich Schaefer (
Wed, 29 Oct 1997 22:36:28 -0500

>I do have a question though.  Many of my lillies were green when they got
>hit by old Jack Frost.  Same thing with my glads.  Can I go ahead and cut
>down the dead foliage now?  The glads have to be dug and stored over winter
>here but I haven't a clue when to do it.  The only experience I have with
>lillies is asiatics that the stalk goes brown and can easily be pulled out.
>These are aurailians (sp)(I think) and they haven't turned brown and I want
>to do it right. Any advice?

Hi Barb, Go ahead and dig those glads, let them dry for a few days and the
bulbs will separate easily from the stalks. You can cut the lilies down,

Cheryl Schaefer
beautiful hand painted fibers
Zone 5 in the fabulous Finger Lakes of NY