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plant liners

Discussion in 'Nurseries and Growers' started by kelleys lawn&landscape, Jan 21, 2008.

  1. quickmow

    quickmow LawnSite Member
    Messages: 35

    I get my shrub liners from Van Essen in Oregon. Perennial liners come from Pioneer Gardens in Deerfield, MA. We grow both shrubs and perennials with a combo of slow release and liquid fertilizer (through a Dosatron attached to the irrigation system). Perennials take about 3-6 months to finish in a one gallon container, but the shrubs are newer to us and they are slower and more difficult to grow. I think we are not fertilizing correctly, probably being too conservative because it has taken at least two seasons to finish liners in a two gallon pot. And yes weeds are a problem with the shrubs due to the long finishing times. I would also like some ideas on that!!

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