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How much fertilizer do I put on my lawn?
If a fertilizer has more nitrogen, use less. Two pounds of 5-10-5 fertilizer supplies as much nitrogen as 1 pound of 10-20-10. If you are using organic fertilizer such as barnyard manure, spread it evenly over the garden and work it into the soil. Use 20 to 30 pounds of manure for every 100 square feet of garden.
How much fertilizer do you put in a 10×10 garden plot?
If the garden soil has not been tested, use 2 to 3 pounds of fertilizer such as 10-20- 10 for every 100 square feet of garden area. A plot 10 x 10 feet (or 5 x 20 feet) would be 100 square feet (Fig. 3).
Do you need fertilizer to grow plants?
You do not need fertilizer to grow plants 鈥?at least, not in all cases. Sometimes, your garden soil will have all the nutrients that plants need to grow. You might be able to grow plants without fertilizer if your soil has the necessary nutrients. Get it tested before fertilizing!
How often should I fertilize my container plants?
So, when you first plant your containers, and then once or twice over the summer, add them to the soil. Liquid fertilizer can be used as often as every two to four weeks. Some gardeners prefer to use a small amount of fertilizer each time they water, so they don鈥檛 have to remember to stick to a regular schedule.