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Learn about planting techniques and avoid common mistakes like
making planting holes either too shallow or too deep, adding
compost or manure to the base of the planting hole, putting
fertiliser in the base of the planting hole or not watering the
soil around the new plant as well as the plant itself.
Know your plants.
Prepare a planting hole.
Mix an Osmocote® controlled
release fertiliser into the top two-thirds of the backfill.
Choose a suitable product from the Osmocote range.
Plant bare-rooted plants including roses.
Roses, Gardenias, Azaleas & Camellias to the top two-thirds
of the backfill.
Set up an efficient watering program.
Use a wetting agent to help water soak into the soil evenly.
Most Scotts® products contain a professional grade wetting
agent. Choose the one that best suits your purpose.
Choose a good fertiliser for your garden.
Use Osmocote Total All Purpose
controlled release fertiliser or choose a specific-purpose
fertiliser from the Osmocote® range.
Miracle-Gro® MaxFeed Plant
Food products are water soluble fertilisers that can be used
alone or in combination with Osmocote fertilisers.
Osmocote controlled release fertilisers are designed to prevent
Find out how Osmocote works.
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