How Long Does It Take Granular Fertilizer to Dissolve? 

Granular fertilizer breaks down in about 2 weeks, but you can dissolve it in warm water in as little as a day or two and apply it as a liquid fertilizer. Granular fertilizer does require moisture to dissolve so you can speed up the process with frequent watering.  Granular fertilizers are sometimes called slow-release fertilizers. … Read more

Lime Fertilizer and Dogs

Lime can be very irritating to pets who can ingest the powder or pellets, breathe in the dust or lick the lime from paws of fur.  Plan to keep your dogs off the grass for as long as the lime is visible in the grass. Depending on the lime used and the strength of the … Read more

Is Rabbit Poop Good Fertilizer For Grass

Rabbit poop can be used as fertilizer for establishing new grass or feeding a lawn that needs a boost. Rabbit poop is a balanced organic fertilizer that will build your soil over time and release nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium throughout the growing season.  Rabbit poop is particularly high in nitrogen and phosphorus, but it also … Read more

What Is The Best Fertilizer For Moringa Tree

Moringa trees are popular with sustainable farmers as they are incredibly drought resistant, require little maintenance, and have incredible nutritional benefits.  Moringa trees respond well to nitrogen heavy organic fertilizers like animal manure and compost. These fertilizers will promote leaf growth and keep your plants bushier. If you are looking to produce more pods or … Read more

Can I Use Both Liquid and Granular Fertilizer? 

Depending on your soil needs, applying a liquid and granular fertilizer is perfectly safe.  Many gardeners regularly apply a variety of liquid and dry fertilizers, soil additives, pesticides, herbicides, and fungicides, so take a miniature to make a common-sense plan and check for compatibility of any products that you are using.  Be sure to check … Read more

How To Turn Granular Fertilizer Into Liquid

Liquid fertilizers are a better choice for cold weather and when you want to use a sprayer application.  Granular fertilizers will dissolve in water and can be applied with a sprayer. Be sure to soak the fertilizer until it is completely dissolved in water. Apply the correct amount for your soil by checking the NPK … Read more

Is Dog Poop a Good Fertilizer for Flowers?

Gardners are great at using what they have, and if you have a dog, dog poop might be a free source of nutrients for your garden.  Adding dog poop to your compost pile can transform it into a rich fertilizer in your garden. It has the added benefit of reducing the waste produced by your … Read more

Is Lawn Food the Same As Fertilizer?

Getting that golf course look at home can be complicated, if you need to fertilize your lawn can you add lawn food? What is the difference? Fertilizers feed the soil and primarily contain nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium. Lawn food is a marketing term used by some companies to describe fertilizer products. Lawn food should be … Read more

DEF As Fertilizer: Not A Good Choice

DEF is urea mixed with water. Urea fertilizer is made of the same compounds, so in theory, it can be applied to lawns or gardens, but it is not recommended. DEF is designed to be added to large truck engines and is not approved to be used in field applications.   There are quite a few … Read more

Will Fertilizer Make Weeds Grow?

When you are caring for your lawn and garden it can be frustrating to try to balance fertilizing and weed control.  Plan to deal with weeds chemically or manually before applying fertilizer to your lawn or garden. The fertilizer will feed weeds and plants at the same time. Nitrogen fertilizers which are often recommended for … Read more