I suggest you use Nitrophoska Blue. Apply to the surface and around the dripline at a rate of one tablespoon per plant.
This fertiliser is an excellent general garden fertiliser. I would only recommend applying on the surface after planting, if you place in the hole when planting it may burn. Also try not to apply to foliage as this will also burn.
Hebes don’t like high phosphate fertiliser for they are shallow rooting plants. If you have fertilised lately this could be the reason they are dying. I would recommend using an organic fertiliser or recycled animal droppings in the future.
There is no easy way to get rid of flax bushes. The best way is to dig them out with a small digger.
It’s about 5 metres tall. We live in Dunedin. Any tips?
Stop! Before you drain away recent rain from your wet, boggy garden, consider using it to your advantage. Winter is the perfect time to create a stunning native wetland and attract native and introduced birds back to your garden.
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