Laurels
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planting shrubs in an area previously planted

Zone Preston lancashire | Anonymous added on August 20, 2019 | Answered

Hello, I have a large area that was planted with laurels and very large fir trees, all had been in around 50 years, the ground looks very un-nourished, I am going to rotovate the area and plant shrubs and plants there, what should I add to the soil to replenish it and do I need to wait to plant or can it be done as soon as the area has been rotovated? thank you

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on August 21, 2019

Work some compost and/or purchased manure into the soil. You can go ahead and plant as soon as you have amended the soil.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/composting/manures/the-benefits-of-manure-in-your-garden.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/composting/basics/composting-basics.htm

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