Follow these simple steps to give your plants a good start this growing season.
Illustration by Melanie Magee
For each plant, dig a deep hole with a trowel or shovel. Mix in a generous amount of leaf mold, mushroom compost, or composted manure, such as Black Kow. This will help enrich your soil and improve drainage. Place your plant in the hole, and bury it up to the first two leaflets on the plant. The plant will develop roots along the entire buried portion of the stem.