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A general purpose fertiliser such as Growmore will do no harm,though it is unlikely to help with the current issue because, unless you've been having lots of rain quite often and it's good and wet, the more likely problem is water. Although any new planting requires watering, more mature shrubs in particular require a great deal of watering and frequently,...


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I don't see the harm. I know most root ball soil from garden centers come with some slow release granules, but I have always thrown some 10-10-10 into the base of the hole as well as some into the filler mix when planting new shrubs and trees. In fact, I just did it this past week.


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Ten feet wide sounds quite wide for a six foot height, but ok, whatever height and width there are some principles we can apply. Do you intend to get between the hedge and the chain link fence to trim it? You will need to get yourself in a progressively narrower space as the hedge matures. What is the orientation of the sun with respect to the hedge? Hedges ...


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