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To plant or not?

Posted by kruise WA (My Page) on
Sat, Sep 13, 08 at 12:33

The landscaper I was suppose to be wokring with is MIA. I have several plants sitting in my backyard waiting to be planted. Unfortunately, I don't have a plan so I'll have to hire someone new but I don't really anything is going to happen this year. Should I leave the plants as they are from the nurseries or should I plant them in a temporary bed over the winter?

I have a mixture of evergreen and deciduous shurbs. And there is one perennial. Location is Olympia WA.


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RE: To plant or not?

  • Posted by bboy z8 WA USA (My Page) on
    Sat, Sep 13, 08 at 23:21

Depends on how tired they are of being in the pots. Probably most need to get out of them. Also depends on how hardy each kind is, if some of them might be damaged during the winter sitting above ground in containers.


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If the groundwork is done I'll come over and plant them for 20 bucks an hour with a 100 dollar driving fee.


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  • Posted by buzzy 8PugetSound (My Page) on
    Fri, Sep 26, 08 at 3:45

plant them. Fall is an excellent time to plant and holding in pots is not the best for them.


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RE: To plant or not?

  • Posted by bboy z8 WA USA (My Page) on
    Fri, Sep 26, 08 at 13:34

Roots grow ever outward, that is their mission. Pots are traps for plants. Roots aren't supposed to grow in circles.


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