Everyone knows plants need water and sunshine to survive; but in order to thrive, they need essential chemical elements, like nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium. Without these and few others, they simply do not have the necessary “building blocks” to grow. This is where the fertilizer comes in.
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Our rule of thumb is to fertilize with a pellet form, slow released fertilizer i.e. 12-6-8, in spring, summer and fall. The early spring fertilization will give the plants a good jump start to the beginning of growing season. The mid-summer feeding will give them another boost to continue growth and to ward off […]
Time To Fertilize! If you are on a quarterly fertilization regiment using fast 2-3 month release fertilizer, August poses an excellent opportunity to fertilize. Fertilizing now in conjunction with the nutrients in the summer time rains will make your plants and landscape thrive and flourish! Simply apply a small palm full of fast release (2-3 […]
Spring has sprung! Spring has finally sprung!! Let the gardening fun begin!! With winter woes behind us, it is now safe to trim back and prune any dead foliage, branches, buds and leaves. Whether you’re replacing, sprucing up, trimming, or cleaning your landscape, spring time fertilization is also a must. Now is the time to […]
Individual plant: Scatter one heaping tablespoon around circumference of plant. Larger tree or Palm: Scatter one level measuring cup around circumference of plant. Repeat fertilization 3 times a year except in winter months (November-February)