Good all-purpose fertilizer for bedding plants?

Discussion in 'Fertilizer Application' started by allstar, Apr 29, 2004.

  1. allstar

    allstar LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 282

    I've had good success with my lawn fertilizing and weed control(mainly centipede and zoysia) using Scott's products but need to find something to use in beds:shrubs,bushes,perennials,annuals,etc.Is there one product that would wotk for all of those plants?Anything that would provide systemic insect control ?Thanks.
     
  2. KerryB

    KerryB LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 661

    As for fert. I use a water sol. 20-20-20. It good for small shrubs as well as bedding plants.
    Merit is a good systemic insecticide.
     
  3. LawnJohn

    LawnJohn LawnSite Member
    from Atlanta
    Posts: 147

    10-10-10 for me..
     
  4. GroundKprs

    GroundKprs LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,969

    1/2 teaspoon Osmocote 14-14-14 mixed into each planting ho;e will give a great display all year.
     

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