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How do I prepare my outdoor bonsai for winter? - Bonsai
... would be Trident Maple. This particular tree should be removed from its pot and the soil ball buried in the ground or a large box. If it is wintered in the pot ... trees from time to time. Rule of Thumb: If the soil ball is frozen, you do not need to water. If the soil ball thaws and starts to dry you must water. † † † † Bonsai FAQ ...
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Choosing Trees and Shrubs
... as "ball and burlap" plants; that is, the roots are contained in a ball of soil that has been wrapped in burlap. The soil helps prevent the roots from drying out. Trees and shrubs may also be sold in pots or bare-rooted. Here are some buying tips: 1. Always lift a ball and burlap plant by its wrapped base. If you lift it by its trunk or main stem, the weight of the soil ball may ...
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Moving and Transplanting Trees and Shrubs
... soil ball of 18-24 inches wide and 12 inches deep. To calculate the weight of the soil ball before you move it, use this formula: Weight of soil ball = width of ball x depth of ball x .05 lbs. For example: A tree trunk of 2 inches wide would have a soil ball ...
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Companion Plants for Rhododendron
... such as 5-10-5. Plants multiply rapidly, exhausting the soil around them; as they become overcrowded, they produce few flowers. ... bark. If faster-than-average growth is desired, dust the soil under the plants with rhododendron-azalea-camellia fertilizer or cottonseed ... burlaped- that is, sold with their roots in their original soil ball wrapped in burlap - or container-grown plants; set them in ...
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Companion Trees for Rhododendron
... Zone 4. They need sun but will grow in almost any soil. They are particularly easy to establish in the garden. Prune the ... balled and burlaped--that is, with its roots in its original soil ball wrapped in burlap--preferably in early spring. Pruning is seldom required ... oaks need full sun and moist, acid, well-drained, rich deep soil. Prune young trees in winter or early spring; old trees seldom need ...
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lilac_care
... lilacs this way. It requires digging a ball of soil around the plant and removing the lilac from the soil and placing it into a piece of burlap ... site (an area equal to 2 to 3 times the lilacís soil ball/root system) 2. Mix sand and/or fine gravel 6 in. to 10 ... may also be added to reduce the acidity of the soil. When planting, place the top of the soil ball level with the surface of the hole. If ...
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Publication: Management to Minimize and Reduce Soil Compaction
... soil can be determined using the feel-and-appearance method (NebGuide G83-690), or by molding soil from the three- to six-inch depth and dropping the soil ball ... Soil Organic Matter Organic matter promotes the development of good soil structure and decreases soil bulk density. It helps bind soil ... soil is dry enough. The relative success of subsoiling will vary with soil type, soil water content, soil ...
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Using the right soil and containers for your houseplants
... remove the pot, the roots are a tightly tangled ball with little soil visible. Important - Don't be in too much of ... plant and top up with soil if the new soil settles any more. Potting soil mix The potting soil mix required by various houseplants ... soil as the heated soil gives off an odor. If you only have a small amount of soil to sterilize, place the soil in a microwave dish and microwave the soil ...
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The Gardener's Network - A to Z's of Home Gardening : All About Garden Soil
... is no air in the soil. Roots have a hard time pushing through it ,and tend to ball up. Loam- This is soil contains a mixture of ... to have your soil tested. Another fun way is to buy an inexpensive soil tester, and test the soil yourself. You can test for soil pH and basic ... in two ways. First the grass adds nitrogen into the soil. Second, it reduces soil erosion due to wind, rain and run-off during ...
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Bonsai Tree - Bonsai Soil and Pots - Proper Soil and Pots for a Healthy Bonsai Tree - The Helpful Gardener
... | flower gardening | container gardening | japanese gardening | hydrangea care | lilacs | garden design | home Bonsai Tree - Bonsai Soil and Pots Gardening tips: The Helpful Gardener brings the pleasure of gardening to your ... wire. Mist the roots. Finish filling the pot with your finer soil. Use your chopstick to work soil under the root ball and down to the bottom of the container; this eliminates ...
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