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Fertilizing the garden, continued


As I wrote in Fertilizing the garden (October 2010), fall is an important time to fertilize the garden, also known as “winterizing.” Shrubs, trees, ground-covers and other plants begin to use their energy to strengthen and expand their root systems in preparation for winter dormancy and spring growth. Fall fertilizing provides a slow absorption of […]

Fertilizing the garden


A couple of times per year we use fertilizer in the garden. In this post I don’t go into detail to answer the many related questions such as: What kind of manure is available ? In what quantities should I spread it ? At what time of year should it be put onto the […]