Hanging baskets

maggzymaggzy Posts: 8

I am fairly new to gardening and was wondering if any one can tell me how many impatiens summer waterfall plants should be planted in an eight inch basket to give a nice display, last year my baskets looked a bit pathetic because i didnt plant enough plants in them and they didnt seem to bush out.


  • Alina WAlina W Posts: 1,445

    You don't need many in a basket that size, but you do need to feed and water well. Were you feeding a minimum of weekly with tomato fertilizer and watering regularly?

  • maggzymaggzy Posts: 8

    Thanks for the reply Alina! Thats probably where I went wrong I was only feeding them every month or so last year so will feed weekly from now on.

  • sotongeoffsotongeoff Posts: 9,806

    You can use a granular season-long feed if you are forgetful about feeding-works for meimage

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