An excellent source of organic phosphorous and calcium, Dr. Earth Fish Bone Meal (3-18-0) promotes healthy roots, buds and blooms. Includes seven strains of beneficial soil microbes, which feed the fiber of a living soil by releasing natural organic matter. Benefits plants in ALL stages of growth.
• Rich in organic phosphorous and calcium
• Contains Dr. Earth Superactive soil and seed inoculant
• Benefits plants in ALL stages of growth
• Especially beneficial for roots, buds, blooms
• High in trace elements
DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Vegetables, Annuals, Perennials & Bedding Plants
New Plantings: During bed preparation, mix in with your soil amendment, 1 cup Fish Bone Meal per 10 square feet, or 5 cups for every 50 feet of planting row. Till the soil to a depth of 4 to 8 inches and water well.
Established Plants: Side dress anytime during the growing season. Use 3/4 cup for every 10 square feet of growing area or 3-3/4 cups for every 50 lineal feet of row. Work into the soil gently and water well.
New Plantings: When potting plants, mix 1-1/2 tablespoon Fish Bone Meal per gallon of potting soil, or add 1/3 cup per 1/2 cubic foot (approx. 5 gallons) of potting soil. Mix the soil and Fish Bone Meal thoroughly. Water well.
Established Plants: Sprinkle 1 tablespoon for a 6″ container, or 4 tablespoons for a 12″ container. Scratch into the soil gently, and cover with a thin layer of organic mulch when possible. Water thoroughly.
Trees & Shrubs
New Plantings: Before you plant, add 2 cups per 1/2 cubic foot (approx. 5 gallons) of soil that will be added to the planting hole. Once planting is completed, water thoroughly.
Established Plants: Use 1 cup for every inch of trunk diameter (measured at 4″- 6″ above the soil line). Work into the soil gently, use inside of the drip line. Water thoroughly.
New Plantings: During bed preparation, mix in 1-1/2 cups Fish Bone Meal per 10 square feet of growing area. Mix thoroughly into the soil to a depth of 4 to 6 inches, or as needed depending on the bulb.
Individual Bulb Planting: Once you have dug the planting hole to the correct depth, add 1 Tbsp. to the soil beneath each bulb as you go with growing buds pointing upwards. Cover with soil to the original soil level. Water thoroughly.
Established Bulbs: Sprinkle 1/2 cup for every 10 square feet. For individual bulbs, use 1 Tbsp. in a 3″ to 4″ ring around the plant. Gently mix into the soil surface and water well.