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  • P. Allen Smith's Garden Home

P. Allen Smith | Rose Garden Soil | PBS

Duration: 00:54
Program: P. Allen Smith's Garden Home
Broadcast Date: Jul. 16, 2012

When growing roses, it's important to start with quality soil. When planting in containers or raised beds, it's simple. Just combine 1 part potting soil with 1 part compost and 1 part bagged manure. In an existing garden, it takes a little more work. You'll need to dig 12 inches deep into the soil, setting the removed soil to the side. Then mix 2 parts garden soil with 1 part compost and 1 part bagged manure. Next return the soil mixture to the are as you plant your roses. In either case, you can enhance your soil's performance by adding Jobe's Organics Rose and Flower fertilizer to your containers, raised beds or garden.

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Post Date: July 15, 2012