Content tagged "fertilizer"

Should I fertilize my trees?

Trees for Energy Conservation Updated: April 27, 2016

Fertilization can often benefit trees, but not always. Fertilizers should only be applied following a soil test to determine which, if any, nutrients are...

What do abbreviations on fertilizer package mean?

Updated: October 12, 2012

Q: I went to purchase fertilizer for my vegetable garden and had trouble understanding the abbreviations on the container. What are N, P, and K? What do the...

What should I do if I spill fertilizer on my lawn?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: October 14, 2011

If you have over-applied or spilled fertilizer on your lawn, you must physically remove as much as you can. This can be accomplished by hand or by using a...

What causes thin, patchy grass?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: October 10, 2011

Thin grass is often a sign that;It is important to first diagnose the cause of the thinning lawn and proceed from there. Pest problems are usually the least...

When and with what do I fertilize blueberries?

Gardens & Landscapes Blueberries Updated: October 06, 2011

Soil fertility should be adjusted prior to planting blueberries, based on the recommendation from a soil test. Once the plants are installed, side-dress at...

How often and how much should you fertilize container-grown tomatoes?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: April 29, 2011

When should I fertilize my fruit trees?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: June 29, 2010

What is the difference between a mulch, a soil amendment and an organic fertilizer?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: June 29, 2010

How should I fertilize and care for a lychee tree?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: March 26, 2010

When is the best time to fertilize tomatoes?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: September 14, 2008

What should I use to fertilize azalea bushes in the spring?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: September 14, 2008

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