General Watering & Planting Instructions.
Watering: One of the most common mistakes people make is watering too frequently or sparingly. Water as needed! Not by schedule. When i'ts time to water the soil should feel dry if you stick your finger down into it, and light in weight if it's in a container. Let your plants dry out between watering, then give them a good soaking.
Planting: All plants like a good, nutrient filled soil. Adding an organic compost when you plant will make a big difference! It will also lighten the soil and break up any clay that is common in this area. Use half garden soil, half compost when planting in beds, or a lighter potting soil mix in containers.
Fertilizing: Unfortunately there is no universal fertilizer that will provide the correct nutrients to all your plants. Certain plants like higher levels of nitrogen, phosphorus, or potassium. Well-fed plants are healthier, more productive, last longer, and are more beautiful. We carry high quality fertilizers used by the professions, because we want our customers to be happy and successful gardeners. Let us help you choose the correct fertilizers for your plants!
Tree & Shrub Planting & Watering Guide.
Plantings & Deliveries.
- Plant deliveries must be a minimum of $100 of product. Plant and mulch combination deliveries must be a minimum of $150 of product.
- Planting charges of trees are equal to the cost of the tree. There is a minimum of $100 for product, $100 for planting. (i.e. your tree costs $100, planting is $100). This satisfies the requirement. Or 2 trees, each of $89.99, plus $89.99 each for planting would satisfy the minimum requirement.
- Some larger trees may require a surcharge. This is charged at 1 1/2 times the regular delivery charge.
- Delivery charge for plantings: Local deliveries up to 7.5 miles at our convenience- free of charge. On customer's schedule-full delivery charge applies. Over 7.5 miles at our convenience- 1/2 of normal delivery rates apply. On customer's schedule-full delivery charge applies.