Fertilizing Plants now.

Asked October 4, 2019, 1:25 PM EDT

Is now the time to fertilize plants and trees.

Montgomery County Maryland fertilizer trees

1 Response

Hi - The best time to fertilize trees and shrubs is between late October and early December, or between late February and early April. The need for fertilizer should be based on soil test results. Refer to our website for more details. https://extension.umd.edu/hgic/topics/fertilizing-trees-and-shrubs

Here is information on how to do a soil test. https://extension.umd.edu/hgic/topics/soil-testing

Christa