Which Plants Should You Feed Now?
Plants require a variety of nutrients to grow, but when to apply those nutrients varies from one type of plant to another. Fertilizing at the wrong time can be a waste of your time and money. But there’s no need to fret, we’ve put together a handy guide to help you time your fertilizer applications appropriately.
Remember, not all plants require annual fertilization. Butterfly bush and viburnum, for example, often perform spectacularly without any nutrient additions. The best way to know whether to fertilize is to take a soil test. Read “Getting the Dirt on Soil” to learn more about soil tests.