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If You Don't Have A Green Thumb You Will After These.

  • Dec 30, 2009
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Over the years Scotts has made some wonderful products and there should be no reason in the world that in this case it should be any different. This evergreen and shrub mixture is a little bit on the expensive side but this product will make sure that your baby trees and shrubs will make is through the harsh winters and summers that you might have to deal with.

No matter how tall that your plants are when you first plant them these little wonder spikes will only help them along. Even though they recommend this product for evergreens and shrubs I usually use this on all of my green plants and bushes. Even with regular watering you may have some trouble from time to time. But, by using these little spikes they will help your greenery along to combat against the harsh weather that you may have to deal with.

The main thing that you have to worry about is whether or not you are to cheap too purchase these spikes. You can find these like I did and get them at your local hardware store or any landscaping business for eight to ten dollars for a twelve pack. You should receive two hard plastic caps to help with the insertion of these spikes into the ground along the drip line of your trees or shrubs. Just in case you do not know what the drip is, it is located at the outer most edge of the lowest hanging limbs or branches. This is where the water runs off of the branches after the water hits them and then it will hit the ground and then hit these spikes and help with all of the extra nutrients that your plant may need.

There will be times where your plant will not get the proper stuff that it would need to grow properly but when you add this to your soil around the trees or plants when you have too water them, it will help keep them alive. You may not notice any difference right away but in the long run, maybe the next season or in the middle of winter all you have to do is just look around and see the difference between your trees and shrubs and your neighbors, then this is when you will notice the difference that these spikes can make.

If you have a lot of greenery around your yard then you will need a lot of these spikes, but remember that you only will need one of these spikes per plant or tree or shrub per each growing season. I always keep a package of these on my shelf in the garage and they seem too never age, but they always come in handy. They have a 12-6-12 fertilizer content and iron and manganese to allow you to keep them fresh all year long.

By using the Scott line of products I have always been getting a lot of compliments on how nice my lawn and shrubs look and I have also been asked how I did it. The main thing that I learn from Scotts is the fact that I can do this myself and I do not have to depend on some expensive lawn service to do what I can do myself.

If you can afford a lawn service you can afford these spikes from Scotts, and any can do it. There is no certain way or order that you have to put these into the ground as long as you do use some type of fertilizer. If you were to add up the cost of all of your greenery you will see that this is the less expensive route to go.


If You Don't Have A Green Thumb You Will After These.

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December 30, 2009
I have used this product in the past and I have found them to be quite helpful. All living things need to be fed and in my experience this product is the perfect solution for trees and shrubs. Very helpful review.
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