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Shrubs - Care Guide

How to plant/move a shrub

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1. Select shrub to move.
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2. Carefully prune back shrub to make it easier to move.
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3. Pruning helps reduce water loss.
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4. The plant has less foliage to maintain after the move.
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5. Dig around shrub, with sharp spade to cleanly cut roots.
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6. At least a spades width from base of plant.
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7. Lift carefully and try to keep lots of soil around roots.
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8. Back fill hole left for safety!
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9. Carefully transport to new location.
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10. Dig and prepare new hole for plant.
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11. Water well before planting.
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12. Water new hole.
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13. Ensure plant is at the same level as it was before.
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14. Firm well in.
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15. Water again!
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16. Finished. Now decide whether it needs protection.
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17. Erecting stakes to hold fleece for windbreak.
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18. Fixing fleece.
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19. Fixing fleece.
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20. Staple fix around stakes to hold well in the wind.
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21. A well protected shrub.
 

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