What Size Auger is Best for Planting Bulbs? 

Planning out your garden?  You probably want to know what size auger is best for planting bulbs. 

Read on to find out what size auger you will need to plant bulbs and make your garden the best on the block. 

What Size Auger is Best for Planting Bulbs?

What Size Auger is Best for Planting Bulbs? 

The best auger size for planting bulbs would be 2-4 inches in diameter.  You can buy planting augers in many sizes that are perfect for gardening.   

Planting augers come is many lengths, starting at 6 inches. Make sure that the auger you buy is the right length for most of the bulbs and even starter plants and vegetables, that you wish to grow in your garden.   

Planting augers easily attach to a cordless drill and will speed up your gardening a ridiculous amount. 

What Size Auger is Best for Planting Bulbs in Pots 

When planting bulbs indoors (in pots), your auger bit will always need to be wide enough in diameter so that you can drop your bulb into the hole.  This means your auger bit should be, as mentioned above, anywhere between 2 and 4 inches in diameter.   

You must choose pots that are deep enough that you can plant your bulb at the right depth while leaving enough room for the bulb to grow and develop.  Also, you have to be mindful not to drill right through the bottom of the pot! 

Conclusion 

Hopefully, you now know what size auger is best for planting bulbs in your garden, indoors, and in pots.  You will have the most beautiful and plentiful garden on the block; planting augers make gardening that much more enjoyable. 

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