How to plant 10 native plants in 10 minutes.
Dig the hole. Scrape the edge of the root ball(done here in one motion as planted).
Make sure the top of the root ball is slightly higher than grade level.
Back fill with soil.
Tamp (to grade level).
Place rock (if needed).
Place organic mulch (if appropriate).
The mulch next to plant before you spread it.
In this picture, the water has gone 3 inches in 5 hours. If the soil is dry, REALLY WATER!!!!!!
HEY, IF THE SOIL IS WET, and RAINING, DON'T WATER..
Hose water 0-30 gallons, and sprinkler water 0-24 hours depending upon time of year and soil conditions.
The first watering is 50% of the watering that the new plant will need.
After watering for 8 hours the water has only gone down 4 inches. In some places it will be 3 feet, others, a centimeter.
Last edited on 2012-01-08 18:09:28.