Tag Archive: Fertilizing

Plan Before Fertilizing a Lawn

Fertilizer spreader use is in full swing throughout the Florida panhandle Fertilizing a lawn properly in the summer can enhance the landscape without inducing disease or harming the environment . One universal activity is seasonal lawn and landscape maintenance. While some consider it a chore, many view it as a means to enhancing their personal environment. The …

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Start Fertilizing Citrus in February

As you have read in other articles in this blog, it is too early to fertilize your lawn; however, this is a good time to start fertilizing your citrus to ensure a healthy fruit crop later in the year. Orange grove at the University of Florida. UF/IFAS photo by Tara Piasio. Citrus benefits from regular …

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When Fertilizing, Read the Label

Image Credit Dan Culbert, UF / IFAS Extension You can’t judge fertilizer by appearance.  Fortunately, state law requires each fertilizer label to include specific content facts.  However, these can be confusing.To obtain the proper types of fertilizers for various applications, you must understand the label.  At the top you’ll find the identification of the manufacturer …

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Fertilizing Late Planted Cotton

Cotton planted behind wheat, waiting to be side-dressed with nitrogen. Photo: Josh Thompson Fertilizing cotton is always a major factor that affects yield in the Panhandle. Last year we saw plenty of cotton fields run out of nitrogen (N) during the summer with the relentless rains. We also saw growers trying to apply N, through …

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