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To take care of a gardenia plant, water it at least weekly, and apply a 2- to 4-inch layer of organic mulch to keep the soil moist and prevent weeds. Feed the plant with acidifying fertilizer monthly during the growing s... More »

To care for gardenias, grow the plants in ideal conditions, keep them watered, fertilize them twice a year, look for pests, and prune when necessary. Gardenias can be challenging to grow, and frequent care is required. More »

Gardeners can care for gardenias by fertilizing the shrub during its growing season. Gardenias also benefit from weekly watering with at least an inch of water or rainwater. More »

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