Planting



Prepare new planting beds by scraping away existing grass and weeds, adding 4-6" of compost and tilling the mix 3" into the native soil. Good additional ingredients include rock powders such as granite sand, greensand, lava sand, zeolite or soft rock phosphate at 40-80 lbs/1,000 sq. ft. and organic fertilizer at 20 lbs/1,000 sq. ft. Do not use pine bark, peat moss, concrete sand, artificial fertilizers, or artificial weed block fabrics.


Potted plants should repotted as follows:

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The bound roots must be severed.


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Soak the root ball in Garrett Juice and water.


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Backfill with quality potting soil and mulch with lava gravel if you have problems with squirrels digging as many gardeners do.

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