New Gardener Quick Tip: Square Foot Granular Fertilizing Principles for Containers & Earth Beds


Granular fertilizers vary greatly. One way to best understand how much fertilizer to use is the square foot method. A lot of times the product will say X amount of tablespoons per square foot , plant or planting hole. You would use granular fertilizer at spring for perennial plants, for setting up a planting hole and for side dressings over the season. Less is more when it come to fertilizing.

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