Depending on the quality of your existing soil you may need to add a locally sourced compost or topsoil to the back-fill soil. Some gardeners like to lop off all stems at a uniform height each year, leaving branch stubs in the winter that flush out into...
Flowering in April, the Chinese Redbud produces fruit in October. * The Chinese Redbud is a plant of the Fabaceae family native to China and Japan that grows between 150 to 1,400 metres (490 to 4,600 ft) above sea level.
Feeding your plants is probably the single most forgotten part of growing healthy long lasting plants. The foliage emerges plum-purple in color and eventually matures to rich dark green, nicely setting off the bright flowers.
We recommend feeding your plants in the very early spring and again in mid fall after all new growth has hardened off. Crape Myrtle Coral Magic is a semi-dwarf form of crape myrtle, blooming in early summer with salmon-pink flowers.
When planting this Loropetalum, dig the hole twice as wide as the pot and mix rich garden soil in with your native soil, then leave the top of the root balla half inch above the ground level when filling the hole with soil.
✓ Full sun to part shade
✓ Mature size: 10-12'H x 6-10'W
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 28.00 x 10.00 x 10.00 Inches
Fertilizing at this time may stimulate new growth that will be too tender to withstand the winter. Since an organic method of applying manure and/or compost around the roots, produces excellent results and also improves the condition of the soil, this...
Removing the dead and dying limbs will minimize the possibility of diseases such as “dieback” and will also allow the plant to re-concentrate its energies and produce flowers. Mulching helps to keep weeds away which will compete with your new investment...
Proper fertilization of your Azalea Lemon Drop will lead to healthier and more disease resistant plants, as well as provide you with many more enjoyable blooms. Water using the counting method for the first few weeks.
With its evergreen foliage, distylium blue cascade creates a flow of green in the garden all year long. For a totally organic approach, many gardeners use commercial manure on the soil around plants such as Distylium Blue Cascade.
You'll want to water the bushes regularly after planting until they've been well established. If a plant is struggling due to a disease or root problems, the fertilizer will only add stress to it's life.
Other than pollinators, insects don't really care for the Japanese Snowbell. Even small yards can benefit from the beauty of this tree. Don't let this stunning tree pass you by. Because of its compact size and never ending exquisiteness, the Japanese...
A deficiency of Phosphorus may affect the energy transfer in the plant, and result in stunted growth as well. No matter what fertilizer you choose, “Always Read the Label”. It is important to always use sharp tools when pruning plants.
It was begun by the late Donald Egolf, a research horticulturist whose goal was to produce disease-resistant, cold-hardy crape myrtles. This is not to be rushed. Water using the counting method for the first few weeks.
The leaves are ovate, up to 12 cm (5 in) long, soft and downy or hairy, producing a peanut odor when crushed. * It is a large shrub, growing 3–6 metres (10–20 ft) high. It is placed in the family Lamiaceae, or sometimes the Verbenaceae.
We suggest when planting your newly purchased Blush Pink Nandina plants that you dig a hole twice as wide as the root system but not deeper. For a totally organic approach, many gardeners use commercial manure on the soil around shrubs such as Nandina...
Now you can enjoy the same beautiful pink profusion and fragrance in your yard! One of spring's earliest flowering trees , you'll be the envy of everyone on your block when the cloud of gorgeous pink blossoms erupts in your yard.
Your new Kwanzan Cherry Tree blooms in large clusters of 3-5 flowers! These clusters are the thickest of all pink flowering trees and look similar to carnations. But 'Double Pink,' meaning you get twice as many petals and twice as many blooms as found...
Don't wait for the smoke to clear. Adapting well to its environment, it thrives in a variety of soil types and tolerates periods of drought. The oval shaped foliage then transitions to a striking scarlet in the fall.
Once established, it's easy to care for and resistant to drought and disease. It bears a bright yellow bloom in winter that sits atop its foliage, and it helps attract birds and pollinators to your yard.
✓ Mature size: 3'H x 3.5'W
✓ Once established, it is low-maintenance, drought-resistant, salt-resistant and disease-resistant
✓ Hardy is USDA zones 7-9
✓ When planting in the ground, use a hole that is twice as big as pot it is currently in, mix rich garden soil in with your native soil, then leave the top of the root ball 1/2" above the ground level when filling the hole with soil