Re: Lilac

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Posted by Mike G on June 17, 2003 at 22:18:24:

In Reply to: Lilac posted by Paul R. Wieske on June 17, 2003 at 05:53:52:

: A friend of my wifes said to rototil around the base of the bush and then put coffee grounds and epsom salt down. Is there any truth to this.

: Thank you,
: Paul
Dear Paul,

Please don't rototill anything around the base of your lilac. It would be better to simply leave the plant alone. Simply watering and fertilizing the plant is a smarter idea. Rototilling around the roots of the plant isn't a good idea because it may destroy the roots. What are the coffee beans used for? Are they acidic?

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