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I planted two small hibiscus plants three years ago, both placed in sunny spots with good drainage. They have grown well over the past few years becoming established but have never flowered. The garden gets regularly mulched although no direct feed
, can anyone recommend a soil/lawn improver that I could use please? I'll leave lawn clippings as a natural mulch in the meantime
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, and rose fertilizer for roses, of course. The whole veggie/fruit patch gets mulched with home-made compost each year, and the flower beds are mulched with the Soil Conditioner I buy from my local council. Im trying blood, fish and bone this year. I dont
I seem to remember that I am meant to feed my hellebores. Does anyone know when is the best time to do it, and what feed is best to use? Thanks After flowering remove the flowered stems then feed and mulch as generously as you can. .....and I use
for as wellthank you Hi my name Darren this year I have mulched my mixed border with bark, I'm fed up with the weeds that keep coming back how should I feed my plants, with slow release fertilizer granules or soluble in water will it ruin the soil if I keep putting
I wrote a blog on my peonys not flowering ones established over 10 years never failed to delight then last year one flower that wasn't up to much and dead buds the weather was fine I've give them a good mulch with fish bone and peat I'm going
. they are both sited in exactly the same place but not next to each other and were fed/mulched last season. we have had plenty of rain over the last few weeks so they're not too dry. can you tell me what's wrong ?? thanks, shazza
discoured and a bit sick looking. I have got heavy clay soil, but I put some mulch etc under when I . Planted it - could it just be a bit waterlogged with all this rain? Camellias need an acid soil - do you know if your soil is acid?
to use. Many thanks.......TGG. The nutrient balance in it can change - nitrogen, for example, can go up. Rather than throw it, or use it as mulch to improve garden soil, mix half and half with some fresh compost and use it.