It may only be a day, but today finally feels like spring. With highs expected in the upper 70s today, it can almost make you forget that it snowed last Friday and that it is supposed to snow again this Saturday. For today though you are digging out the gardening supplies and getting ready to make the most of these 24 hours of sunshine and heat.
With plans to use the deep root fertilization that the landscaping expert recommended and you hope that you can get all of the applications completed before the next round of rain and snow arrive. And while the moisture and the cooler temperatures are not spring like, they might be just what you need to make sure that the organic tree fertilizer application does what it is supposed to do. You expect, in fact, that there are going to be many of the neighbors who will be doing the same. From deep root feeder applications to other treatments like plant root stimulators and root enhancers, this is exactly the kind of weather that many people have been looking for after a winter that has lasted far too long. And while the summer like weather may only be around for a few angles, you know that it will not last long. You also know, however, that the winter like temperatures are not going to be here forever.
Consider some of these facts and figures about fertilizer applications and how they are affected by different kinds of soil:
- Conservative estimates report 30% to 50% of crop yields are attributed to synthetic or natural commercial fertilizer.
- Most plants require a soil pH of 6.5 to 6.8 to absorb phosphorus.
- Deep root feeders are a great way to help trees and shrubs stay healthy.
- While simultaneously reducing the mortality rate in seedlings by up to 60%, IBA increases the rate of growth in young plants.
- Fertilizers enhance the growth of plants by meeting goals in two different ways. The traditional one being additives that provide nutrients. The second mode is when some fertilizers act is to enhance the effectiveness of the soil by modifying its water retention and aeration.
- Chemical minerals and agricultural and are very important in industrial use of fertilizers. An industry that is valued at approximately $200 billion.