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Should You Fertilize Your Garden in Winter

The hand of a woman in a rubber glove, makes fertilizer under the currant bush in the autumn period in the garden. Preparing for winter.

Do you love the feeling of fresh dirt between your fingers? The joys of gardening are endless, and whether you’re a new or experienced gardener, there’s always something new to learn. For example- should you add fertilizer to your garden in the winter? When it comes to caring for your garden, there are a lot …

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Why Putting Off Your Final Pruning and Fertilizing Is A Bad Idea

Spring work on flower bed in garden, in backyard, fertilizer

Some people often misunderstand the importance of plant care, especially the frequency at which they must care for them. Final pruning and fertilization can encourage healthy plant growth and revive your soil. Besides serving your plants and soil, final pruning and fertilizing can accentuate your landscape and improve its potential and value. Understandably, modern life …

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When To Apply Fertilizer To Your Lawn In The Fall

Spreading Lawn Fertilizer By Hand In Autumn To Maintain Healthy Grass.

It’s that time of year again! The leaves are changing color, dropping from the trees, and the air is getting cooler. That can only mean one thing – fall! This is the time of year when many homeowners start thinking about winter. While this season certainly has its own set of challenges, it’s important to …

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How and When to Fertilize Succulents

Farmer filling a soil with fertilizer during planting a golden barrel cactus in flower pot. Golden barrel cactus is popular for ornamental plant in contemporary garden designs.

Burro’s tail, hens-and-chicks, cactuses, money plant, aloe vera, Haworthia … the list of succulents seems to go on forever! Many people grow succulents in their homes because caring for them is so easy. Most succulents are happy with a bit of sun and water (and many are forgiving if you forget about them). But when it comes to …

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When Is It Too Hot To Fertilize Your Plants?

Female farmer hand in a rubber glove giving chemical fertilizer to young cucumbers in the garden.

It’s hot out there! Plants need nutrients to grow strong and healthy, but fertilizing in this heat can actually do more harm than good. Fertilizers contain nitrogen, which can stress out your already thirsty plants and damage their roots. So, when is it too hot to fertilize your plants? The answer may surprise you. Here …

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5 Signs of Over-Fertilizing Tomato Plants

Farmer giving granulated fertilizer to young tomato plants. Gardening in vegetable garden

Fertilizing is a crucial step in ensuring tomato plant growth and delicious plump fruits. Unfortunately, there is a fine line between too little, the right amount, and too much. And if you lean on one  the side too much, you risk damaging your plants. If you add too little, your yield may be on the weaker side …

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What’s The Best Time of Day To Fertilize Your Plants?

Female hand with fertilizer for plant over soil background

Do you have a green thumb? Do you love spending time outdoors gardening? If so, then you know that proper plant care is key to having a thriving garden. And something us gardeners always have is fertilizer. But, did you know that the time of day you fertilize your plants can make a big difference …

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