Repotting an Overgrown Shrub
All permanent shrubs need repotting into a bigger container. This gives the roots more space to grow and an energizing "meal" of fresh potting mix.
- Excerpted from Simple Steps: Containers for Patios
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Place New Plant
Replace the old crocks in the base of the new, bigger pot, pour in some potting mix and position the plant. Once the plant is centered and upright, pour in more potting mix, firming it down, and water in well. Top off with gravel.
Excerpted from Simple Steps: Containers for Patios
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You can harvest frequently from these colorful plants. Snip the young leaves, and use them in summer salads or stir-fries.