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


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Answer from NGA
March 23, 2010

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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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