roses - Knowledgebase Question

Eastpointe, Mi
Question by eeason325
March 23, 2010
i have vigoro fertilizer for roses i like to know if i can use that and compost at the same time

Answer from NGA
March 23, 2010


There should be no problem applying both at the same time. Compost does release nutrients as it decomposes but not to a great enough extent to overfertilize your roses. Compost makes an excellent mulch because it helps slow water evaporation, regulates soil temperatures and helps suppress weeds.

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