When is best time to fertilize shrubs?

Asked October 10, 2015, 7:36 PM EDT

Is fall or spring , or both the best time to fertilize burning bushes and junipers?

Olmsted County Minnesota

1 Response

Mature trees and shrubs generally do not need much fertilizer. If you want to fertilize, do so in the early spring:
http://www.extension.umn.edu/garden/yard-garden/trees-shrubs/tree-fertilization-guide/

I'd also recommend getting a soil test done before you fertilize:
http://soiltest.cfans.umn.edu/how-to-submit-samples/lawn-garden/