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Feeding Your Plants & Lawn

By April 24, 2015 No Comments

Your plants and lawn will die if they are NOT watered and can also perish if they are OVER-WATERED so it is very important to follow the below care. For your convenience, you may also download our plant and lawn care guide as a printable PDF. Properly fertilizing your plants will give you greener leaves, heavier and more colorful blooms, and stronger root systems.

Evergreens:

  • Definition: Plants that retain their leaves or needles in the winter
  • Fertilize twice a year using a 5-10-5 fertilizer, once in the spring and once in the fall.

Deciduous Plants:

  • Definition: Plants that lose their leaves in the fall
  • Fertilize once a year in the spring or fall using a 10-10-10 fertilizer.

Flowering Plants and Perennials:

  • Use a 10-30-10 fertilizer to promote bigger and better blooms.

Lawns:

  • Fertilizing your lawn should first be done in early spring with a high nitrogen fertilizer. Please consult with a licensed chemical company regarding weed care, grub or pest control, fertilizer application and other lawn programs.

*It is very important to wait at least six months after a newly seeded or sodded lawn is installed to apply a weed application.