Milorganite

Flower Application Rates


Quick Tips:

1. Add Milorganite to give your flowers the nutrients they need
2. Annuals - too frequent watering promotes surface root growth
3. Perennials - water weekly to rooting depth

Annuals

Annuals play the starring role in the story of your garden. To get the most visual pop, you need to give your annuals all the nutrients they need to grow big and beautiful. Follow the tips and rates below and prepare for rave reviews.

Annual Flower Rates
When to Apply Application Rate*
Prior to planting 1 ½ lbs. (4 ½ cups) per 50 sq. ft.
Budding 1 lb. (3 cups)  per 50 sq. ft.
*Conversion: 3 cups of Milorganite = 1 pound
Perennials

Perennials are the supporting actors, giving depth and texture to your garden. They develop more gradually, which makes them perfect candidates for a slow-release organic fertilizer.  Apply in spring and again after plants bloom to strengthen plants for the following year.

Perennial Flower Rates
When to Apply Application Rate*
Prior to planting** 2 ½ lbs. (7 ½ cups) per 50 sq. ft.

Spring and summer

2 ½ lbs. (7 ½ cups) per 50 sq. ft.
*Conversion: 3 cups of Milorganite = 1 pound
**For large plants, add an additional ½ to 1 lb. of Milorganite with soil in the bottom of the planting hole.
Planting & Watering
Annuals:

Perennials: