Commercial fertilizers have numbers on their labels that show how much nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium is present. When the fertilizer is “balanced” the numbers will all roughly be the same—for example, 5-5-5, would be an “equal” amount of nitrogen (N), …
Question: I’m not sure when I should fertilize my shrubs and trees. I used to think that spring was the best time, but I see people fertilizing in summer, and recently I was told that fall is the best time. …
Question: I found some old fertilizer in a bag. It has turned into concretelike lumps. Can I still use it?
Certain perennials do not benefit from additional fertilizer. Before you spring-feed your garden, review this list of perennials not to feed.
Follow these tips for fertilizing container-grown tomatoes, peppers and other edible plants.