FAQ: Bagged Fertilizers and Soils - Pasquesi Home and Gardens
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FAQ: Bagged Fertilizers and Soils

FERTILIZERS 

 

What is a good fertilizer for my lawn?

 

Crabgrass Preventer: Apply in spring to eliminate crabgrass. (Don’t reseed for 16 weeks.)

Ironite: A mineral supplement (soluble iron) for a quick, long-lasting green lawn, shrubs and trees.

Jonathan Green Weed and Feed Lawn Fertilizer: Apply anytime during the growing season for control of dandelions and over 250 different weeds for a green, healthy lawn. (Don’t reseed lawn for 3-4 weeks.)

 

Prefer Organic?

 

Jonathan Green Love Your Soil: All natural and organic, ‘Love Your Soil’ stimulates soil microbes and creates a biologically healthy soil. This soil food helps to loosen heavy, hard-packed soils and releases trapped nutrients. You will grow better turf by creating better soil. 

Jonathan Green Organic Lawn Fertilizer: Rejuvenates your lawn with slow and gentle feeding for ultimately, a thick, green turf grass. It is safe to use throughout all seasons.

Jonathan Green Natural Beauty Organic Fertilizer: All organic lawn fertilizer provides excellent nutrition for 8-10 weeks. Restores lawn soil life and helps other applications work better.

 

What fertilizer is good for vegetables and flowers?

 

Pasquesi Flower and Vegetables: A controlled-release plant food in granule form. One application lasts 3+ months. Easy to apply!

Pasquesi Bloom Booster: At planting, mix the recommended dose of granules into your potting soil. This easy application and one-time fertilizing will bring you lots of blooming power! (10-52-10)

Jack’s Petunia Feed: A micro-nutrient blend for iron-hungry plants such as Petunias, Calibrachoa (Super Bells), Rhododendrons, Salvia, Snapdragons and Vinca. A great fertilizer for plants in hanging baskets.

Espoma Liquid Fertilizer: Pre-measured, easy-pour liquid fertilizer for bigger, blooming plants in the vegetable or flower garden. It is enhanced for organic gardening with kelp extracts, humic acids and beneficial microbes.

Espoma fertilizers: Safe and organic fertilizers for slow and gentle feeding. Formulated for many types of plants: Plant-Tone, Holly-Tone, Tomato-Tone, Rose-Tone, Bulb-Tone, Citrus-Tone, Bone Meal, Blood Meal and more. Available in 4 lb. & 18 lb. bags.

 

What about fertilizing large shrubs and trees?

 

Jobe’s Fertilizer Spikes: Feed your evergreens with these ‘easy-to-use’ fertilizer spikes. The spikes send nutrients directly to the roots all season long… without run-off. 

 

SOILS

What soil should I use in my containers?
 

Pasquesi Potting Mix: Our premium and time-tested blend for indoor or outdoor plants contains 50-60% peat moss, composted pine bark, horticulture grade perlite and dolomite lime—perfect for drainage and deep root growth.

Black Gold Natural & Organic Potting Mix: An all-purpose, organic potting soil for indoor or outdoor plants. It contains a blend of peat, moss, bark, perlite, and starter and earthworm castings. Use for… window boxes, outdoor containers and indoor plants. OMRI listed.

Black Gold Moisture Supreme Container Mix: A potting soil blend especially for outdoor containers. It contains a blend of peat, moss, bark, compost, perlite, earthworm castings. Includes coir for outstanding water management. Feeds plants up to 6 months. OMRI listed. Use for… window boxes, outdoor containers.

 

What if I want an organic potting mix?
 
  

Black Gold Natural & Organic Potting Mix: A certified organic, all-purpose mix with Canadian Sphagnum peat moss, bark, compost as well as perlite and pumice for good drainage. It contains natural fertilizers such as earthworm castings and mycorrhizae to nourish plant root systems. OMRI listed. Use for… flower, herb containers and raised beds.

Black Gold Moisture Supreme Container Mix: A potting soil blend especially for outdoor containers. It contains a blend of peat, moss, bark, compost, perlite, earthworm castings. Includes coir for outstanding Water management. Feeds plants up to 6 months. OMRI listed. Use for… window boxes, outdoor containers.

Baacto Organic Premium Potting Soil: A lightweight blend of sphagnum peat, organic fertilizer and other quality materials.

 

What soil should I use in my vegetable garden?
 

Baccto Veggie Mix: Organic blend of horticultural and sphagnum peat, limestone and natural organic fertilizer. Use for… growing vegetables in indoor or outdoor containers.

Baccto Premium Top Soil: A general, all-purpose potting soil. It contains a blend of reed sedge peat and sand. It loosens heavy soils, rich organic matter holds nutrients. Also use for… Top-dressing on lawns and patch work, planting beds, shrub and tree transplant mixtures.

Black Gold Natural & Organic Garden Soil: This soil is an organic blend that is regionally formulated with bark, peat moss, compost and specific elements that will enrich your garden soil. It also provides essential organic matter and feeds plants for up to 6 months. Use for… vegetable and flower gardens, planting shrubs and trees.  

Black Gold Natural & Organic Garden Compost: Organic, all-natural compost offers a rich blend of peat moss and aged compost helps soil retain moisture as well as providing good drainage. Use for… vegetable and flower gardens, shrubs and trees. OMRI listed.

 

What soil amendment should I use for acid loving plants?

 

Black Gold Natural & Organic Canadian Sphagnum Peat Moss: 100% Canadian Sphagnum peat moss with organic wetting agent. Can slightly lower the pH of more alkaline soils. Improves water retention in garden soil as well as providing good drainage. OMRI listed. Use for… pachysandra, hydrangeas, boxwood and other evergreen shrubs and trees that prefer more acidity in the soil.

 

 

 

 

 

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