Fertilizer Tips & Tricks That Work For Me.

With a 3 to 3 1/2 month growing season here in northern Minnesota, I have to help my blooms with a little fertilizer. This is what has worked consistently for me.
  • 1. Planting: When planting new annuals and perennials, put a scoop full of timed release fertilizer into each planting hole.
  • 2. Container Gardens: Use 1/2 scoop of fertilizer to two gallons of water for container gardens every time you water. Remember it most of the water you pour in runs through.
  • 3. Garden Beds: Water down your flower beds before fertilizer (better yet fertilize after a rain)
  • Mix one scoop full of fertilizer to two gallons of water.
  • Now water each annual individually. Since the bed was already watered, just pour a small amount directly at the base of each plant.
  • I fertilize my garden beds like this every week, and for me these tips work!

To see more: http://organizedclutterqueen.blogspot.com/2013/06/fertilizer-tips-tricks-that-work-for-me.html

  • Organized Clutter
    Organized Clutter International Falls, MN
    Thanks Danni.
  • Donna McFarland
    Donna McFarland Sanford, FL
    Miracle gro?Think- MONSANTO ...Round up ~poison!JUST SAY "NO"!!
  • Cynthia O
    Cynthia O Black River Falls, WI
    Miracle grow works great for me!

    I am up North too, and we have so much less time to get our gardens a going.

  • GeeJudy
    GeeJudy Denver, CO
    my my--you are way up north there--I'm a MN native (TC) and now live in CO--but your garden pictures look way too much nicer than mine
  • Marcia
    marcia Stockton, CA
    My dogs, especially my beagle, love organic fertilizers . they will dig up any fertilized that way. I swear by Osmocote. Plants don't care where that N2 ion comes from.
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