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Fertilizing Your Container Plants

Fertilizing Your Container Plants

Select a fertilizer that is appropriate for the plant you are growing to get optimal performance in the container. Use citrus fertilizer for citrus plants, and blueberry/rhododendron fertilizer for vacciniums (blueberry, huckleberry, lingonberry and cranberry). For Bananas, encourage lots of ...

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Re-potting fruiting plants in containers

Re-potting fruiting plants in containers

p5rn7vb Because of shorter day length, most houseplants, even those which don’t lose their leaves, will not be actively growing now, even citrus with ripening fruit. So this is the time to re-pot if it’s been a couple of years ...

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Prepare your container garden plants for winter

Prepare your container garden plants for winter

As your first frost date approaches, it is time to prepare plants you are growing outdoors in containers for winter. Plant roots are generally not as hardy as the top of the plant, so they need to be protected from freezing during severe winter weather. Sink ...

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Container garden care in May

Container garden care in May

Water and fertilize regularly to keep up with the needs of actively growing plants. Allow citrus to dry out somewhat between each watering, but keep figs and bamboo evenly moist. If a plant regularly wilts in the afternoon but the ...

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Re-potting fruiting plants in containers

Re-potting fruiting plants in containers

Because of shorter day length, most houseplants, even those which don’t lose their leaves, will not be actively growing now, even citrus with ripening fruit. So this is the time to re-pot if it’s been a couple of years since ...

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