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 gardenias, plant them in a humid and sunny location, add compost to the soil, mulch the plant, water the plant regularly, fertilize the plant, and prune the plant. You need compost, mulch, fertilizer and pruning shears.Full Answer >
Plant rhubarb in a sunny location after preparing the soil by adding compost and fertilizer. Add mulch to the plant after the first shoots appear, and protect the plant from frost damage. Rhubarb can be harvested the third year after planting.Full Answer >
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 >
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 >