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Location Ficus grows best in the east window of your home. If placed outside, this plant needs to be in indirect sunlight. Keep the soil watered, but let the top two inches of soil dry out. Letting the soil become extremely dry will result in dry and yellow leaves. New green leaves dropping can be a sign of over watering. When this occurs this plant is in trouble. Make sure it is using the water you give it. Fertilize at 2-week intervals during the periods of active growth. Potting Use #1 Baccto Professional Potting Mix for potting and transplanting. Use...

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Wintering Tropical Hibiscus Move potted hibiscus indoors as soon as the weather starts to change. If you wait too long, the plant could be stressed or damaged by the first real cold, and that will make it harder for it to survive the winter indoors. However, if you do leave it outside too long, it is still worthwhile moving it inside to help it get through the rest of the winter. Even if you've grown your hibiscus in the ground, you can dig it up and grow it in a pot during cold winter months. Use #1 Baccto Lite Premium...

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Top Soil Plant Guide Clay Soil Plant Guide Soil Deneweth’s recommends using #1 Baccto Tree & Shrub Mix, or Dairy Doo Tree and Shrub. Hole Width & Depth Dig a hole 3 times wider than the root ball, but not deeper than the root ball. Removing Your Plant Don't lift the plant by the trunk. Lay it down and slide it out of the container, or cut the container away from the root ball. Planting Place the plant in the hole. Use #2 Mykes Tree & Shrub root stimulator at this time. Be sure to follow the instructions on the...

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Spring Flowering Shrubs Spring-flowering shrubs bloom on the growth of the previous season.Prune them immediately after blooming. 1. Azalea – Prune May/June/July 2. Barberries – May/June/July 3. Continus – Smoke Tree 4. Forsythias – April thru July 5. Pieris – May/June/July 6. Rhododendrons Prune June/July 7. Spirea – Prune May/June 8. Syringa – Lilacs – Prune June/July 9. Viburnums – Prune May/June/July 10. Weigela – Prune May/June/July Summer Flowering Shrubs Summer flowering shrubs should be pruned before spring growth begins. 1. Butterfly Bush – Prune when new growth starts emerging. 2. Clethra – Summersweet – Late fall or early spring....

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Planting Your Rose Bush Make sure that you are planting your rose bush in a location that receives plenty of sunlight, and is not sitting in a low lying damp area. Dig a hole approximately two times the size of the rose container. Take the rose bush out of the container and gently loosen parts of the root ball by hand. Use #1 Baccto Rose Mix to fill in the hole around the rose bush burying the entire root ball up to the bottom of the rose bush crown. Add #2 RoseTone to the top of the new soil according...

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