|Thanks to all who responded to my query about fertilizing. In
my first posting I used the word "encapsulated."
I thought that is the generic word for "slow
release". Is that wrong? The
bag ( 50 lbs @ $48.00) uses the phrase "polymer encapsulated" and describes the
"slow release" rates of the various fertilizers. I believe it is
essentially the same product as Osmocote which I thought was a "slow release"
fertilizer. It is my understanding that a major advantage of that
type of fertilizer is that it only requires one application per year and that
there is a gradual, continuing release for the entire growing season.
Is that wrong? If it is true, why is there a need to wait
until 70 degree temps to apply?
Ken, I thought your posting was full of valuable
information AND good for some laughs beside. Thanks for taking the time to
pass on all that information. My soil is sandy and drains very