Organic Gardening

Is Pelletized 16-16-16 Safe for Pets


lamplighter14159 added on April 15, 2015 | Answered

I have an 8-month lab and want to use 16-16-16 pelletized fertilizer on five fruit trees. Will this harm my pet?


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shelley
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on April 16, 2015

Pelletized fertilizer is really only considered pet safe if you follow certain precautions such as being sure to give your grass a good long watering to allow the fertilizer to sink into the soil. Most websites advise waiting 24-48 hours after fertilizer application before allowing your pet back onto the lawn. I would recommend reading the instructions that came with your fertilizer for more specific information on how to safeguard your pets.

For more information on pet friendly fertilizer options:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/special/organic/pet-friendly-fertilizer.htm

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