fertilizing - Knowledgebase Question

Aquebogue, Ne
Question by bdia
March 12, 2010
I live in zone 7. I would like to apply long lasting fertilizer granules now, before I mulch my flower beds. Is it too early to fertilize?

Answer from NGA
March 12, 2010


If you use a coated or time release pelleted fertilizer, you can feed now and then lay down your mulch. It takes a week or two for the fertilizer to dissolve and by that time your plants should be growing well and be ready for the fertilizer.

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