Summer Fertilization: Timing and Techniques for Optimal Results

As the sun rises higher in the sky and temperatures soar, your garden enters a phase of vigorous growth and increased nutrient demand.

To ensure lush foliage, vibrant blooms, and robust harvests throughout the summer months, strategic fertilization becomes essential.

Choosing the Right Fertilizer

Selecting the appropriate fertilizer formulation is essential for meeting your plants’ specific requirements and maximizing their potential during summer.

Look for balanced fertilizers with a relatively equal ratio of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium, such as a 10-10-10 or 20-20-20 blend.

Application Techniques

Proper application techniques ensure that your plants receive the maximum benefit from the fertilizer while minimizing the risk of nutrient runoff or wastage.

Here are some key tips for applying fertilizer during summer:

Soil Testing

Even Distribution

Watering In


Avoid Overfertilization