fertilizing perennials - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by Mrsmbt
August 22, 2009
Is it advisable to fertilize (Miracle Grow) perennials in the fall?

Answer from NGA
August 22, 2009
Fertilizer encourages new growth so you'll want to stop feeding your perennials about the first of September. This will allow them to slow their growth in response to the cooling temperatures and go into dormancy when the weather gets cold. Best wishes with your perennials.

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