No dirt or soil – no weeds or insects
Contains a rich balanced complete blend
Retains moisture with good drainage
No initial mixing of fertilizer necessary as is already added
Has open crumbly texture with good aeration for oxygen supply and acceptance of nutrients
How to Plant into Earth
Thoroughly water the plant before removing pot.
Dig a hole twice the diameter and depth of the pot.
If necessary, place a stake either side of the plant into undisturbed soil for extra support.
To conserve water, place a layer of pine bark over surface. Make sure this area will still hold four litres of water.
Keep a good thick layer of soil between plant and wall of hole for maximum root growth.Place a figure eight tie around the plant to stop excess movement (d).
Thoroughly drench immediately after planting, then each week.
Make sure old soil surface is below new soil surface.
Don’t disturb roots when planting or adding fertilizer. The old pot should always be removed.
Area (e) is known as the root zone. Make sure there is plenty of good soil here to attract new root growth.
How to Plant into Pots etc
If pot has previously been used, clean and wash thoroughly before planting.
After removing plant front container, place it into the new pot as shown.
Immediately after planting drench the soil several times. Then thoroughly water 2-3 times each week for maximum results.
Before potting, do not loosen the soil around the roots of the plant,
Place a 3cm layer of gravel or coarse drainage material in bottom of pot to improve drainage.
Make sure the old soil surface is below the new soil surface.
Support the pot above its base level for improved drainage and cleaning.
Ensure that the pot has drainage holes at its base sufficient for free drainage.
How to plant into Seed Beds
Spread a layer over the seed bed and rake or scratch in to a depth of about 40mm. Use about a 10mm layer for average soils. More it if is very hard or sandy.