Of Milkshakes and Hummingbirds: Q & A with CNPS-San Diego

CNPS-SD recently received a query from a San Diego County gardener:

Q: “I bought a manzanita at your plant sale and I am about to plant it in the ground. Before I do, is there any recommended soil amendment or fertilizer that I should use? What type of fertilizer should I use after planting, and how often?”