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Re: Burying pots in the ground

  • Subject: Re: Burying pots in the ground
  • From: Ray W <wie1086@oh.verio.com>
  • Date: Mon, 14 May 2001 17:38:17 -0400

Andrew Lietzow wrote:

>  What I hate is when you have to keep redoing things because you did
> it wrong the first time.  Drat!  but live and learn...
> Andrew,I try to take the angle on this as: if it didn't work, try
> something else. That is the pleasure of gardening. Unless your
> planting roots on top, I can hardly believe your doing it wrong. As
> for the good compost, this year I have learned. Usually I will use
> soil from my compost area for use within the hole at time of planting.
> Last year, an inch or so was spread over most of my beds as a top
> dressing. Well, I always prided myself as having no weeds, just maple
> seedlings. Not this year. Everywhere the leaf mold went, grass and
> weeds have arisen. I hope to get them under control in the next couple
> of weeks. This top dressing thing obviously didn't work.
> Ray

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