Aug 1, 2015 6:33 AM CST
Thread OP
Ontario, Canada (Zone 5a)
I was wondering what kinds of fertilizers everyone uses on their lillies.
Aug 1, 2015 8:07 PM CST
Name: Jason
Gold Bar, Washington (Zone 8b)
I use a basic bulb food- somewhere in the neighborhood of 5-10-10 or so. mixed in equal parts with alfalfa meal. I give each bulb 1/2 cup as soon as the shoots appear. another 1/2 cup as soon as the eyes appear, than another 1/2 cup as soon as they're done flowering.
Aug 2, 2015 8:31 AM CST
Name: Tracey
Midwest (Zone 5a)
Garden Photography Tomato Heads Hosted a Not-A-Raffle-Raffle Pollen collector Forum moderator Hybridizer
Plant Database Moderator Cat Lover I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Charter ATP Member Garden Ideas: Master Level Seed Starter
I use a lot of compost at planting time, mixed in well with the soil. My compost does not include cow manure. I have also used bulb fertilizer and followed the instructions on the bag.
Aug 2, 2015 1:17 PM CST
Name: Susan
Southeast NE (Zone 5b)
Cat Lover Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Dog Lover Heucheras Irises
Lilies Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Daylilies
I have never fertilized my lilies other than this year I did add some chicken manure fertilizer around the ones in the front. They do get topped off with my home made compost every few years.
Only the members of the Members group may reply to this thread.
Member Login:

( No account? Join now! )

Today's site banner is by Murky and is called "Pink and Yellow Tulips"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.