When you’re making an investment and effort in planting new trees in your landscape, you can assure their survival and growth by using TreeGator® - a truly simple and innovative drip irrigation system in a bag.
With hot summers and droughts the norm around the USA, TreeGator® is an absolute necessity to protect your new trees and shrubs.
TreeGator® is super easy to install without any tools, and it can easily be filled up with a standard garden hose or can even be connected to a rain barrel!
It's a super time saver that takes the worry out continually remembering whether you've watered your new tree or not. Plus, all the water that goes into the drip bag is used up with no waste, so TreeGator® is environmentally friendly with regard to water use.
Get your new plants off to the right start by using DIEHARD™ Transplant.
This soil amendment contains 16 strains of mycorrhizal fungi, biostimulants, beneficial bacteria and Horta-Sorb® water management gel.
Simply sprinkle the product into the planting hole adjacent to the root ball when planting.
The organisms will start to work right away supplying the roots with much need nutrition.
The specially formulated Horta-Sorb® will reduce transplant stress and aid in water retention.
Super Food that's Super Easy! Goji Berries (a.k.a. Wolfberries) are used throughout the Orient to treat a broad range of ailments and diseases. They are high in antioxidants, amino acids, essential fatty acids and are widely used to reduce inflammation.
Grow them yourself without the chemicals. Most Goji Berries come from China where they're often treated with chemicals that have been long banned in the US. They can turn an incredibly healthy food into something toxic.
This is one of the easiest plants to grow organically. It's highly disease resistant and rarely bothered by insects. Even deer and rabbits leave it alone. There is no need for any chemicals or sprays. Just plant it and pick.
Don't baby your Gojis. They're naturally drought tolerant and like well draining soil. Thrives in zones 5-9, tolerating temps down to -18 F. Does well in the dry west or humid east. Likes containers or the ground. Goji will grow in sun or partial shade, but your harvest will be greater with more sun.
Pick $175 worth of Berries each year from a single plant! A mature plant will produce almost 7 lbs of berries under good conditions. We don't know of any other fruit plant that has this incredible of a payback. Plus it continues to produce year after year.
Eat Goji Berries all year long. Your berries get sweeter the longer you leave them on the bush and will be much tastier than what you buy in the store. Eat them fresh, juice them, freeze them or dry them on newspaper. Most people prefer to eat their berries like raisins. Grow several plants and enjoy healthy Goji Berries all throughout the year.
Plant your Gojis every 2 ft. They grow into viney bushes. Some people grow them on a trellis. They are self pollinating, but do better with additional companions.
Don't wait on tiny, seed grown plants. Goji has to grow a full root system before you get much top growth. Some nurseries sell 1 quart containers, also referred to as 3.5 or 4 inch pots. These are quicker and cheaper for them to grow, but require you to wait as much as an extra year for a reasonable harvest. Plus you get a small plant that is not as hardy. Our 1 trade gallon plant is 3-4 times larger, and will typically fruit within the first year.
Why do some Gojis Take 3-5 Years Longer to Fruit? Some nurseries grow from seed. These plants will take 3-5 years to mature in order to produce berries. We don't grow from seed. Your Gojis are started from cuttings taken from mature plants. So your Goji thinks it should be producing berries right away. This natural process is thousands of years old and is used by organic farms. It takes more work on our part... but you get better tasting berries, years sooner. And a plant you will be much happier with.
Your Goji from Fast Growing Trees arrives ready for explosive growth. Order now while larger sizes are still available.
Your Goji plant likes to be slightly alkaline, so avoid manure, peat, compost or expensive Miracle Grow mixes. You can mulch with wood chips, but avoid pine needles. You can blend your native dirt with bagged topsoil. If you pot your plants... just mix top soil with a little perlite for drainage. Be careful not to over-water your plants. If you're unsure, then stick your finger about 1 inch into the soil. When it feels dry, you can water. If your plants begin to wilt, it is likely a sign of over-watering.
Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Goji Berry .
First, dig each hole so that it is just shallower than the root ball and at least twice the width.
Then loosen the soil in the planting hole so the roots can easily break through.
Use your shovel or try dragging the points of a pitch fork along the sides and bottom of the hole.
Next, separate the roots of your Goji Berry gently with your fingers and position them downward in the hole.
The top of the root flare, where the roots end and the trunk begins, should be about an inch above the surrounding soil.
Then make sure the plant is exactly vertical in the hole.
To make it just right, use a level.
As you backfill the hole, apply water to remove air pockets.
Remove debris like stones and grass and completely break up any dirt clumps.
Water your Goji Berry again after the transplant is complete.
To help retain some of that moisture, it's recommended that you place mulch around each plant to a depth of 2"-3" up to but not touching the trunk. Organic mulches such as wood chips also help to better soil structure as they decompose.
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