Can I fertilize peonies & other perennials now?

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Can I fertilize peonies & other perennials now?

Post by vasummer » Tue Oct 19, 2010 5:13 pm

The cool and sunny weather here in the Charlottesville, VA area gets my gardening juices going again after a hot and humid summer. I'm wondering if I can apply Plant Tone to my peonies and other perennials now rather than wait till spring? Or . . . should I add it now, in the fall, and then once again in the spring? :D

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Re: Can I fertilize peonies & other perennials now?

Post by lorijones » Wed Oct 20, 2010 2:26 pm

Hi vasummer! It is a great idea to fertilize all your garden beds now with Plant-tone or Holly-tone. We always do this twice a year: in the fall and again in the spring. The organic fertilizer you put down in the fall will breakdown over the winter and be available to the plants when they break dormancy in the spring. The application you put down in the spring will feed them in the mid to late summer through the fall.

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