Entries Tagged as 'Fertilizer'

Friday, January 9th, 2015

Yellow Leaves: Prevention, Causes And Treatment

The following post was submitted by a guest writer named Edna. When it comes to taking care of plants, whether they are located outdoors or indoors, there are certain issues that may occur. Some of them can often appear a bit hard to explain and make their owners wonder where the problem has come from. […]

Monday, March 11th, 2013

Organic Fertilizers

sup’r green chicken manure by cafemama TheGardenLady has always preferred organic, so it gives me great pleasure to see the growing interest in organic horticulture. I learned not to trust products that were synthetic from my father who hated using synthetic chemicals on his farm. Everything he used had to be natural. Fertilizers came from […]

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

Gardeners Are Using Too Much Fertilizer

Mmmmmm fertilizer by jcarbaugh TheGardenLady received this comment from Laura. I just had to share this with you. Like you, I’m upset that Schultz discontinued their Bloom Plus fertilizer. I am hoping that they bring it back! Unlike you, I didn’t know till it was too late and now I can’t find it anywhere, not […]

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Espoma Green Garden Sweepstakes – Win a Year’s Supply of Fertilizer!

Are you lucky? Espoma organic fertilizers is having a Green Garden Sweepstakes. A Master Gardener friend swears by Espoma organic fertilizers. So I decided that I would try my luck at winning a year’s supply of their fertilizer. You can try to win, too. Go here and read about the sweepstakes to see if it […]

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Organic Fertilizers – Part II

Moo-Nure by OldOnliner Cow manure is a good all purpose organic manure with a good balance of nutrients. It is lower in Nitrogen than other manures so it doesn’t burn plants. It might have a high salt content because cows are given salt to lick, so don’t use too much at one time. If you […]

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Organic Fertilizers – Part I

How much grass…by Kiwilad TheGardenLady recently attended a talk on Organic Gardening. One of the aspects of the talk presentation was the importance of good soil if you want a good garden. And to get that good soil, good organic fertilizers are needed. Organic fertilizers include animal manures. First of all, no one recommends using […]

Friday, July 30th, 2010

Affecting the Color of Endless Summer Hydrangeas

Endless Summer Hydrangea by geekstogardeners TheGardenLady received this question from Kathy. I live in Fenwick, Old Saybrook and have always had a yard full of beautiful, brilliant blue Endless Summer hydrangeas. However, this year is the exception!! I have tried deadheading since the blooms are  overly abundant but the color is still lackluster, pale blue. […]

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

Overdosing Acid Loving Plants

TheGardenLady received this question from Rene. I have two adult Lady of the Night plants. I fed them Miracle Gro for Acid Loving Plants. Will anything happen to them? And if so what can I do to save them? TheGardenLady is assuming your Lady of the Night Plant is Brunfelsia americana. How lovely to have […]

Monday, May 11th, 2009

Leaves as Fertilizer

TheGardenLady received this question from Marvin. I like your article on using leaves as fertilizer. What specific nutrients are added and how much? I use them in my garden and have sugar maple leaves. By recycling leaves you are doing what nature does. But leaves by themselves take a long time to break down. Especially […]

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

TerraCycle – The Worm Poop People

In case readers have not yet heard of TerraCycle, Inc., the fantastic Ecofriendly company in NJ that makes the most wonderful fertilizer from worm droppings – they are the Worm Poop people, TheGardenLady wants to tell you about them. Please check out their website. Many TV programs have not only been talking about TerraCycle Inc.’s […]