Did you know that starving Dutch soldiers actually ate tulip bulbs during World War II? When they were prepared correctly, the taste was comparable to potatoes or onions!
Although we don’t recommend eating them now, it’s no surprise that the bulbs have become a delicacy to squirrels, deer, and other critters alike. As seasoned tulip growers, there have been a few times when animals got to our bulbs before springtime. If you’re worried about critters creeping into your backyards or gardens, read below to learn some of our tried and true tips of the trade!