Gardeners should remove topsoil from the bag before planting okra. Loosen the existing soil of the planting area, and spread the topsoil from the bag evenly over the space. Plant the okra seeds directly into the loosened topsoil at a depth of 1 1/2 to 2 inches.
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Jessica Alzarana has a Bachelor of Music in music composition from the University of North Texas, and is currently pursuing a graduate degree in music therapy from Texas Woman's University. Alzarana's essays have been published by UNICEF State of the World Children's Report, BootsNAll, Alarana Atelier, eHow, and Travels.