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How to Fertilize Perennials This Spring

Just like people, perennials need nutrition to grow and bloom optimally. This nutrition can be provided in the form of fertilization. But how and when is this best done?

Basic requirements: The basic requirements of perennials are light, heat, water, and nutrition. A part of the nutrition is already present in the soil in the form of minerals; for the other part, plants depend on fertilization. Fertilize twice a year: in spring and in late summer.

Extra boost: Spring fertilizing is the most important: it is the foundation. Fertilizing in March gives your perennials an extra growth boost. Fe...

 

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