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CRHS - Hosta Care
... and the other half will go back in the ground to grow out. Hosta 'Colossal' root ball Here is our clump of Hosta 'Colossal'. Notice how tight the clump is growing - there ... divisions that you have produced by pulling them apart and which have a nice balanced root distribution - plant your divisions about 1 inch deep- spread the roots out and cover the ...
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CCE - Suffolk County: Propagation of Houseplants
... form in the ball of moss. When they are visible through the plastic, the plant is severed just below the new root zone and ... root ball must be broken apart, but as much soil as possible should be left on the root masses to prevent injury to the root ... sterile, clean and easy to handle. Because it holds moisture, cuttings root easily. The horticultural vermiculite available at garden supply stores is ...
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Flowering Dogwood
... only two-thirds the depth of the root ball. Mound soil to cover the sides of the root ball and gently taper the side of the ... first few weeks after planting apply small amounts of water to the root ball every day. Ask the nursery operator how much was applied and apply ... week after planting, gently dig a small hole just outside of the root ball to check soil moisture. Squeeze some soil in the palm of ...
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Espaliers
... be advisable. When planting, dig a hole one foot (30.4 cm) wider than the root ball of the plant. Backfill the hole with enough soil so that the plant will sit ... to prevent settling. Gently place the plant straight in the hole and fill around the ball with soil. Water thoroughly while planting to remove air pockets. Mulch around the plant with ...
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Building a Floating Hydroponic Garden
... being totally submerged, which might lead to drowning of the root and plant death. Figure 3. Lettuce transplant in net pot. ... soilless media. Transplants can be grown at home in many root ball shapes in a loose media, purchased from garden suppliers, or ... minimum of 4-inches of solution. Figure 5. Hydroponic lettuce root system. Crops Several leafy salad crops (romaine, boston, bibb, & leafy lettuces, ...
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What's wrong with the roots (Root Rot)? -
... Bazaar GardenWeb Store What's wrong with the roots (Root Rot)? Healthy roots on an African violet are white. ... root rot, remove all the brown roots. You will probably have to cut off the entire root ball. This sounds drastic but it needs to be done. There is a possibility that the root rot has gone into the stem (also called the neck). You will be able to see that after you cut off the root ball ...
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Planting Trees and Shrubs - Arizona Gardening
... root ball. Place larger containers on their side and tap the sides and bottom with a hammer or other blunt object. This will usually free the walls so you can slide the root ball out. Gently slide the rootball out of the container and place in planting hole. Handle the tree by the rootball, not the trunk. The top of the root ball ... to the depth of the root ball. This will remove air pockets ...
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How do I water my bonsai? - Bonsai
... on them. > Trees that are extremely root bound have special problems. The water will often just run down the inside of the pot never penetrating the root ball. > Newly pruned trees will use ...
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When is the best time to repot and how should I do it? - Bonsai
... root prune you can slip pot just about anything most of the time. This is simply placing the root ball in another pot which may or may not be larger. > Root pruning and repotting a root bound plant will ... soil in the bottom of the pot and set the root ball on it. Pour more soil around the roots, tamping it into ...
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Root Problems on Plants in the Garden and Landscape, HYG-3061-96
... of demarcation between healthy and infected tissue (Figure 4). Prevention Root disorders and problems generally arise when plants are growing under ... . Planting to Avoid Root Rot The planting hole should be at least twice the width of the root ball if potted plants are ... Break some of the roots on the root ball surface of potted plants to encourage root growth into the surrounding soil. Make sure ...
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