PREPARING PERENNIAL BEDS

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PREPARING PERENNIAL BEDS

  1. Spade deeply . . . 12 to 15 inches.
    If some plants are growing in the bed, remove them and “heel” them into a small trench.
  2. Add humus and drainage material … Stir or break up sub-soil if possible. Perennials do not like “wet feet.” Put drainage material (small rock and gravel) in the bottom of the bed. ¬†Apply 1 pound of fertilizer to each 25 square feet of bed area. Work plant food into the soil. Turn the hose on the soil bed to hasten settle the soil. After a few da, s it will be ready for transplanting.


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