After digging a hole for a new plant, remove half the soil and replace it with compost, peat moss or humus. Then, mix 1 cup of Holly Tone into the amended soil before placing the plant in the hole.Know More
For new plantings, after placing the plant in the hole, fill the hole halfway with amended soil, pack the soil firmly, soak it with water and let it settle. Finish filling the hole, leaving 2 inches loose for the easy absorption of water. Make a depression around the plant to help hold water, and then add mulch. Keep the plant well watered until it is established.
For already established plants, feed them twice yearly.Learn more about Outdoor Plants & Flowers
To grow green peppers select a location that receives full sun, and prepare the soil with compost, manure and a traditional fertilizer. Space the peppers 18-24 inches apart in rows 24 to 36 inches apart. Green pepper plants require moist, but not over-saturated, soil. Water the plants regularly during the summer months to ensure adequate moisture.Full Answer >
Grow cucumbers by planting them in a good location, mixing soil with compost before planting, giving the plants plenty of space to grow, watering them well, composting or fertilizing the plants, mulching the plants, setting up a trellis for growth and spraying the vines with sugar water to attract pollinators. You need compost, fertilizer, water, mulch, a trellis, sugar and a spray bottle.Full Answer >
To grow quinoa, plant it in the right location using the proper soil, prepare the soil with compost, water the plants sufficiently, fertilize them and remove weeds. You need quinoa seeds, compost, water and fertilizer.Full Answer >
Plant multiplying onions anytime you can work the soil after frost, and amend the soil with compost. Harvest the crops, leaving a few onions to multiply, and keep the onion patch providing for the family's needs. You only need to plant multiplying onions once to supply the family with onions throughout the growing season.Full Answer >