Fertilizer Feeding Guide


Organic Fertilizer Feeding Guide
Dr. Earth® organic fertilizer products were designed for today’s gardeners who care not only for the environment in their own backyard, but also for that of the entire planet. Our products were created to meet the highest standard of fertility needs for your entire garden, in a natural way. Dr. Earth® fertilizers have a unique blend of superior organic ingredients that actually invigorate and improve the biological life in your soil. This is accomplished by supplying PRO-BIOTIC™ beneficial soil microbes, plus ecto and endo mycorrhizae, which feed the fiber of a living soil, releasing natural organic plant nutrients. All you add is water and light. Please use as directed below. Dr. Earth® fertilizers will keep your plants lush and green.

This guide is provided as a timely reminder to keep your garden happy and healthy!

NEW PLANTINGS – Use Dr. Earth® Organic 2 Starter Fertilizer
Recommended amounts: 2 tbsp. per 4” container or ¼ cup per gallon container
When to apply: Once at transplant

CONTAINER PLANTS – Use Dr. Earth® Organic 7 All Purpose Fertilizer
Recommended amount: 2 tbsp. for every 6” of pot diameter
When to apply: Every 2 months year-round

TREES – Use Dr. Earth® Organic 7 All Purpose Fertilizer
Recommended amount: 2 cups for every inch of trunk diameter (measured at 2 ft. above the soil line)
When to apply: Evergreens every 2 months/Deciduous every other month March thru September

SHRUBS – Use Dr. Earth® Organic 7 All Purpose Fertilizer
Recommended amount: 2 cups for every inch of trunk diameter (measured at 4”-6” above the soil line)
When to apply: Every 2 months year-round

ROSES – Use Dr. Earth® Organic 3 Rose and Flower Fertilizer
Recommended amount: 2 cups for every inch of trunk diameter (measured at 4”-6” above the soil line)
When to apply: Every 2 months March thru October

AZALEAS and CAMELLIAS – Use Dr. Earth® Organic 4 Rhododendron, Azalea and Camellia Fertilizer
Recommended amount: 2 cups for every inch of trunk diameter
When to apply: Every 2 months throughout the growing season

CITRUS and FRUIT TREES – Use Dr. Earth® Organic 9 Fruit Tree Fertilizer
Recommended amount: 1 cup for every inch of trunk diameter
When to apply: Every 3 months March thru October

HERBS and VEGETABLES – Use Dr. Earth® Organic 5 Tomato, Vegetable, and Herb Fertilizer
Recommended amounts: Side dress ¾ to 1-½ cups for every 10 sq. ft. of growing area
When to apply: Every 2 months throughout the growing season

ANNUAL FLOWERS – Use Dr. Earth® Organic 6 Flower Garden Fertilizer
Recommended amounts: 1 cup for every 10 sq. ft. or ¼ cup per 2′ of plant diameter
When to apply: Every 2 months throughout the growing season

PERENNIALS – Use Dr. Earth® Organic 6 Flower Garden Fertilizer
Recommended amounts: 1 cup for every 10 sq. ft. or ¼ cup per 2′ of plant diameter
When to apply: Every 2 months year-round

GROUND COVERS – Use Dr. Earth® Organic 7 All Purpose Fertilizer
Recommended amount: Side dress 1 cup for every 10 sq. ft. of growing area
When to apply: Every 2 months year-round

FALL and SPRING BULBS – Use Dr. Earth® Organic 1 Bulb Food
Recommended amounts: Use 1 tbsp. for each individual bulb or ½ cup for every 10 sq. ft.
When to apply: At planting and then every month after flowering until the leaves die

LAWNS – Use Dr. Earth® Super Natural Lawn Food
Recommended amounts: February thru April And August thru November: 18 lbs. per 1000 sq. ft. (Approx. 50′ x 20′) April thru August: 18 lbs. per 2000 sq. ft. (Approx. 50′ x 40′)

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