We suggest when planting your newly purchased Skimmia japonica plants that you dig a hole twice as wide as the root system but not deeper. The second number in the fertilizer equation is representative of Phosphorus.
Mulching helps to keep weeds away which will compete with your new investment for water and nutrients. Pruning has been described as a “combination of art and science.” I find pruning to be one of the most relaxing yet rewarding chores in the garden.
Generally, an application sometime during the first part of March, followed by a second application during the first part of May, and a final third application during the first part of July should be sufficient for you camellia fertilization needs.
Despite their slow growth patterns, camellias are considered to be heavy feeders. In many instances, camellias that have been neglected for a number of years will become infested with insects such as scale.
The amount of chemical fertilizer used per plant will vary with the size of the plant and it's root system. Poor drainage inevitably leads to root rot on Gumpo Pink Azalea, therefore raised beds/plantings should be considered in heavy clay soils.
The first of these three numbers refers to Nitrogen, which is the primary element necessary for good, balanced growth within the camellia. Pruning should always be associated with re-invigorating a plant by allowing it to focus its energies on producing...
In order for camellias to give their maximum performance, certain fertilization requirements must be met. We do not recommend using straight topsoil or compost as a back-fill soil because more times than not these products will retain entirely to much...
We suggest when planting your newly purchased Thuja Whipcord that you dig a hole twice as wide as the root system but not deeper. Sometimes, the growth is taller and longer with less than desirable branching when Nitrogen is deficient.
This is not to be rushed. Pruning large Pieris like and older Pieris Flaming Silver may be minor or major. However, slow-release is certainly not the only way to fertilize pieris. More northern areas may wish to fertilize only once in June or July.
If your plants are well established, and you are not concerned about more growth, choose a fertilizer that has a smaller first number, and a larger second and third number. Most of the water you put on the plant at first will run away from the plant until...
Although these roses may have been lovingly cared for by the previous owner, it may be necessary to severely prune these plants to restore vigor or to create a different definition in the landscape for the new owner of the property.
Adding compost or topsoil will help the young feeder roots of Golden Euonymus to spread through the loose, nutrient rich soil, much easier than if you used solely the existing soil which more times than not will be hard and compacted.
Autumn Twist Encore Azalea favors nutrient rich soil and ample fertilization. Not all Nitrogen deficiencies result in stunted growth. Sometimes, the growth is taller and longer with less than desirable branching when Nitrogen is deficient.
Its better to leave a one inch gap of space between the mulch and the stem or trunk of the plant. Try to cure the problem before adding fertilizer. Bio-tone is a gardeners best friend and can help guarantee your success.
If you can find a fertilizer formulated for shrubs and trees, this fertilizer would work well on Physocarpus. This is not to be rushed. At the recommended rate this will give the plant a boost of nitrogen that will be needed for healthy abundant foliage.
We like to tell folks that when watering Spruce or any plant for that matter its best not to water the foliage of the plant. It is important to always use sharp tools when pruning Dwarf Alberta Spruce or any plant for that matter.
The first of these three numbers refers to Nitrogen, which is the primary element necessary for good, balanced growth within the plant. If chemical fertilizers are used on your Autumn Princess Encore Azalea, applying a slow-release, balanced fertilizer...
Evergreen, deer resistant, good for cutting. As an evergreen hedge, plant 2-4 feet apart, as individual specimens plant 6-8' apart. However, you need a male plant for pollination. Delightful evergreen plants with lush, glossy deep green leaves, and brilliant...
Many times, gardeners inherit a wealth of camellias in their gardens when they purchase a previously owned residence. For example a one gallon pot would be watered until you count to 5 a three gallon pot would be 15 and so on.
Any type of mulch will do but cypress or hardwood mulch will be of a higher quality and provide better nutrition overall as they breakdown. We love this product and use it on all plants we install in our own gardens.