Lawn and plant fertilization?

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by ProCare Lawn Service, May 30, 2005.

  1. ProCare Lawn Service

    ProCare Lawn Service LawnSite Member
    Posts: 167

    Have a new customer that wants me to fertilize his lawn and plants (hydrangeas, azaleas, hollies). Is it o.k. to do this type of fertilization this time of year? I normally fertilize in early spring. By the way, I live in Alabama.
     
  2. GreenUtah

    GreenUtah LawnSite Senior Member
    from SLC, UT
    Posts: 866

    time of year is only relative to how fast of uptake you can deliver to the plants. If it is getting hot there, which I know it is, you need to move to slow release products and you'll be fine. A word of caution here though, those shrubs have drastically different needs than the turf. Investigate this thoroughly for your soil type before you apply anything.
     

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