Fertilizers, types of fertilizers, use in horticulture

Fertilizers are divided into organic and mineral fertilizers. Recently, hybrid mixtures of organic and mineral fertilizers have become more and more popular. Also, fertilizers of prolonged validity period hold their positions.

  • Organic fertilizers: manure, slurry, humus, compost, bird droppings, lake silt, ash, peat, green fertilizer, as well as sapropel (silt), straw, guano, etc.
  • Mineral fertilizers: nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, complex and micro fertilizers.
  • Complex fertilizers are divided into double (for example, nitrogen-phosphorus, nitrogen-potassium or phosphorus-potassium fertilizers) and triple (nitrogen-phosphorus-potassium fertilizers).

Among the organic fertilizers used in landscaping, sapropel-based fertilizers are worth mentioning. They not only stimulate the growth of the root system and the above-ground part of the plant, but also have anti-stress properties.

Plant fertilization

Chicken droppings continue to be very popular. It is a concentrated organic fertilizer and should be used very carefully. When applying it, it should be diluted with water at least 1 in 10.

Osmokot – complex (in the composition of micro- and macroelements) fertilizer prolonged action. Its granules are covered with several balls of water-soluble shells that can feed ornamental plants throughout the season. That is, this fertilizer is enough to apply only once – in spring.

Fertilizers include decorative elements such as bark or colored mulch. Over time, they decompose and serve as additional fertilizers for plants. Paradise Garden Centre can sell unlimited quantities of pine bark.

Creating a beautiful landscape design and further care of it is impossible without the use of complex fertilizers.

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