Here are some tips for creating a beautiful hanging basket or container this summer. The first is to use an artificial soil composed mainly of peat moss. soil quality such as the use or perlite Fafard Pro-Mix, peat, and other ingredients to produce a soil that will not compact over the summer. Real compact garden soil and is transformed into concrete under the pressure of regular watering. And when this happens, the roots of plants growing, since they require a good open space and move to absorb nutrients. Hard, compacted soil, plants do not grow well, so do not use real soil in your containers. “I reuse my jars artificial soil from year to year. I dump the pan. chew with a shovel to cut all the roots last year and add about 10% by volume of compost. Compost increases air spaces and gives plants a boost to a healthy diet.
Feed your plants weekly. Nitrogen, the engine of growth of plants, is soluble in water and you water your container from the top of the nitrogen is bound to the bottom. I use a fish emulsion liquid feed algae to provide all the nutrients my plants need trace and highly recommend it. You can use any liquid fertilizer (like Miracle Grow or Schultz) to promote growth. compost tea is the Cadillac of liquid fertilizer and if you make your own compost tea, your plants will respond with bigger and better flowers and increased vigor.
And finally, regardless of the size of the container, it is important to soak all the way down to each watering. Continue until the irrigation water is released from the bottom of the pan. This ensures that the roots can reach all parts of the container and develop properly
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