HELP Are my plants dying?

NewLKNPoolAugust 31, 2012

Help Please... I just planted some plants around my pool and it looks like they are getting too much water? is this right?

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oscarthecat(z7MD)

probably transplant shock this time of season

    Bookmark   September 1, 2012 at 8:37AM
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cynthia_gw

Or not enough water. New transplants need regular deep watering until their roots have time to move deeper into the soil. What kind of soil are they in? I wouldn't worry about too much water for in-ground shrubs unless you have poor drainage. Can't tell what the soil is like with all those rocks (which are going to make weeding difficult.)

    Bookmark   September 2, 2012 at 10:51AM
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CEFreeman(DC/MD Burbs 7B)

Rocks also absorb heat. Pretty, but they hold extremely high temperatures over root systems. Like mulch, I'd clear them away from the base.

    Bookmark   September 14, 2012 at 11:09AM
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