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Anything else I should do?

Posted by srburk z9TX (My Page) on
Sun, Mar 13, 05 at 15:25

I recently planted several divisions of what I think is Boston fern underneath a tree where grass won't grow at all. I don't rake back there, so the dirt is much better from the leaf mold than what the lawn is growing on. I planted about 30 sections of fern about a foot apart and watered them in a little. Most of the ferns look o.k. and some look a little dried there anything else I should do to encourage them? The friend I got them from has a huge bed too full of them (the reason why she was digging them up), which is what I hope to do under the tree to prevent weeds from sprouting...

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RE: Anything else I should do?

if you have to trim them back some it will not hurt, and will give the roots time to get intrenched before leaf growth is attempted.

RE: Anything else I should do?

Thanks...hoping that might help some of the ones that look a little stressed..

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