I have become quite good friends with my two class mates but I still feel like the whole experience would be better with some company.I am moving this weekend to a new address and staying for another week of classes here.My most foolproof method is using a slow release glandular fertilizer when planting and then about 6 weeks later a liquid fertilizer every 2 weeks to give my containers an additional boost during their growing season.I use liquid fertilizer for my heavy bloomers (like petunias), and for my vegetable, shade loving and foliage containers I use Haven Brand Manure Tea, an organic fertilizer that these plants love. Petunias do not do too well here in the heat of summer, so I use Pentas or Periwinkles.
I try to water my containers in the morning to keep them from drying out from the midday heat(4) For your containers to reach their full flowering potential, they need to be fertilized.
Fertilizing is just as important as watering for achieving beautiful healthy containers.
There are several types of fertilizers to choose from, including powders, liquids, foliar sprays, manure teas, etc.
By using a few container gardening basics and a little bit of TLC my containers provide be with big rewards throughout the spring, summer and Cupressus ‘Goldcrest’, Petunia ‘Ramblin Red’, Euphorbia ‘Ascot Rainbow’, Coleus Stained Glassworks ‘Burgundy Wedding Train’, Dwarf Nandina ‘Flirt’, Calibrachoa Minifamous “Dark Red’, Dichondra ‘Silver Falls’, Creeping Jenny.: Swan Planter- Petunia ‘Ramblin White, Euphorbia ‘Diamonds Frost’.
Middle palnter: Blue Plumbago auriculata, Petunia ‘Ramblin White’ Sedum ‘Angelina’.
and we should only do so when they feel that it would be good for us to do so.