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rose soil drainage

Shareema 7a NY
2 months ago

Hi guys! I planted my first rose bush (teasing Georgia from heirloom roses) two days ago. I followed all the instructions of 1 part peat moss to 1 part soil (home compost and topsoil mixed) and a cup of bonemeal and worm castings. I ended up having to add more of my (very dense) compost to the top of the hole once planted, and now it looks like the soil is just staying wet. The photo was taken around 3pm, and hadn’t gotten any water since the sprinklers went off around 5am. Should I take the plant back out and add more sandy soil for drainage? I really don’t want root rot!

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