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trees and shrubs tips
gardener’s secrets - trees and shrubs Placement & Planting Tips
Dig a hole twice the size of the root ball. Remove peat pots since they do not degrade well
with Calgary’s short, dry summers.
Root Mass can be increased using Myke Tree and Shrub Growth Supplement increases the root mass of newly planted trees and shrubs. Myke Tree and Shrub Growth Supplement must be applied directly to plant roots. We recommend using in conjunction with Myke Evergreen Food Plus Trees & Shrubs 7-3-5.
Watering Tips
Supersaturate the plants roots by placing it in the hole and filling the hole with water, and then allowing it recede, before back-filling the hole.
Feeding Tips
Feed using a high quality tree and shrub fertilizer. Myke Evergreen Food Plus Trees & Shrubs 7-3-5
Add compost, zeolite and mulch to enrich soil. Sea Soil is a very effective compost.
Maintenance Tips
Pruning regularly is essential for tree and shrub health. Corona has a large line of quality tools.
*Spring flowering plants should be pruned after flowering. Summer flowering plants should be pruned in the spring before they flower.
Check regularly for disease or pests.
Water trees and shrubs thoroughly right until freeze up to ensure enough moisture for winter survival.
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