Fertilizing my garden and indoor plants
I bought a liquid fertilizer - 1.2% water soluble nitrogen, Phosphate 0.1%, soluble Potash 3.0%. Derived from Kelp. It's called Plant Nutrient. I mix 16 drops into a gallon of water. My questions are how much of the mixture do I apply on my houseplants and how much on my outdoor garden plants and flowers? How much per sq ft and how often and what time of day? I live in LA where the temp gets very hot sometimes in the summer. Also dry here. Thank you for your help!! Barbie
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
The nutrient needs will depend on the type of plant and the existing soil conditions.
I would check the requirements of each plant, prior to fertilizing.
I would also recommend a soil test for your outdoor garden beds.
This will help you determine the best type of fertilizer and what is needed to grow a healthy garden.
You County Extension Office can help you with a soil test for a small fee.
Here is a link to help you locate your nearest office.