Mix into the soil to rooting depth. For best yields of root crops (potatoes, carrots, beets, onions, turnips, etc.), also apply a supplemental fertilizer containing potassium.
| Application Rates
|Prior to planting
||*5 lbs. per 100ft2
||Work into soil with a hoe.
|Halfway through growing season
||5 lbs. per 100ft2
||Work into soil with a hoe, between planted rows, to revitalize your garden.
||10 (2/3 cup)
Plant tomatoes deeply and water well to get them started. Put in stakes for support when branches begin to flower to keep fruit off the ground. Fertilize again when the tomatoes flower. For more tips on growing great tomatoes.
Most herbs are considered to be “light-feeders”,
they do not require much fertilizer. Milorganite’s slow release, salt
free formula is ideal for herb gardening. Apply every six to eight
weeks. For best performance gently work Milorganite into 1" into the
Plant your seeds to ½ inch depth in well-tilled soil. Apply fertilizer at a rate of 5 lbs. per 100 square feet. After seedlings germinate, conserve moisture and prevent weed growth by mulching with grass clippings that do not contain pesticides. Fertilize again at flowering.
Root crops tend to require high amounts of potassium for best yields and quality. Contact your local nursery for advice on supplementing Milorganite with this nutrient.
Add 2-3" of organic matter to your soil. Plant seeds at depths recommended by seed companies. Apply fertilizer at a rate of 5 lbs. per 100 square feet. Lay down mulch around young plants to combat weeds and conserve water. Fertilize again at flowering.