Planting Dusty Miller and Pansies – Family Plot

TSU Extension Agent Joellen Dimond prepares and vegetation dusty miller and pansies in a flower mattress. She is planting these vegetation within the fall. She has chosen dusty miller as a result of it’s a biennial. It is going to develop by means of all of subsequent yr. Earlier than she vegetation Joellen removes all of the summer season flowers. Then she turns over the soil. The lengthy lifespan of the dusty miller is not going to enable her to do this subsequent spring. This mattress has been labored for 2 years and the soil is free. There are nonetheless a couple of clods that Joellen breaks up. There are additionally lots of earth worms. Two years in the past, there was just one. After the soil is turned over and raked easy Joellen sprinkles on gradual launch fertilizer. She then places on a skinny layer of mulch. The she lays out the dusty miller. She doesn’t plant till she is proud of their positions. To plant she scrapes away the mulch, digs the outlet and places the plant in on the similar depth it grew within the pot. Then she fills within the gap and pushes the mulch across the plant. She repeats this course of for the pansies.

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