Bulb Planter for Borders
Bulb Planter for Borders

Bulb Planter for Borders

Save 20% on our Bulb Planter for Borders (item #981698) or our Bulb Planter for Naturalizing (item #984798) when you purchase either one with any variation of The Works Daffodil Mix. Just add any of the The Works options to your cart, add the Bulb Planter for Borders or the Bulb Planter for Naturalizing to your cart, and use promo code BULBPLANTER20 at checkout to activate your discount.
SKU: F981698
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This sturdy tool, which was designed by us and is manufactured for us, makes a clean, deep hole and is ideally suited to planting bulbs in beds, borders, and rock-free soil. It is foot-powered and 40″ high from the tip of its tubular, stainless steel blade to the handle on its heavy steel frame. At more than 6 lb, it makes a mockery of the lightweight versions available elsewhere. If you get a little reckless among the bulb offerings, this tool will redeem you, making the aftermath of self-indulgence a positive pleasure. We guarantee its durability forever. Exclusive.




The size of the plants we ship has been selected to reduce the shock of transplanting. For some, this means a large, bareroot crown. Others cannot travel bareroot or transplant best if grown in containers. We ship these perennials and annuals in 1 pint pots, except as noted. We must point out that many perennials will not bloom the first year after planting, but will the following year, amply rewarding your patience. We ship bulbs as dormant, bare bulbs, sometimes with some wood shavings or moss. Shrubs, Roses, vines, and other woody plants may be shipped bareroot or in pots. The size of the pot is noted in the quick facts for each item.


We ship our bulbs and plants at the right time for planting in your area, except as noted, with orders dispatched on a first-come, first-served basis by climate zone. Estimated dates for shipping are indicated in the Shipping Details box for each item. Please refer to the Shipping Details box to determine the earliest shipping time. Unless you specify otherwise, fertilizers, tools, and other non-plant items are shipped with your plants or bulbs. Please supply a street address for delivery. Kindly contact us with two weeks notice, if you'll be away at expected time of delivery.


We guarantee to ship plants that are in prime condition for growing. If your order is damaged or fails to meet your expectations, we will cheerfully replace or refund it. Please contact our Customer Service Department at 1-800-503-9624 or email us at custserv@whiteflowerfarm.com. Please include your order number or customer number when contacting us.



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Good if your soil is soft

Denise from Indianpolis, IN

I should have ready the description better. We have had a drought and the soil is very hard. Unless you have a lot of strength or weight this dosen't work well in dry soil. Only was able to get it to go down 2 inches. I am sending it back for the "naturalizing" tool which I am sure will work better. On the plus side this is made to last a lifetime - I don't see how it would ever break. If you have soft or moist soil go for it. If you have hard soil go for the other one.

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Best Bulb Planter

More to Plant from Missoula, MT

I have used this tool for several years to plant bulbs in established borders as well as in lawns. I have previously used different foot-powered bulb planters and have wound up breaking them. This super-sturdy bulb planter is still going strong. I love the large diameter of the holes (~4"), since I can usually plant about three large daffodils per hole. I can always get my holes deep enough with this tool. This tool is well worth its price.

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