What Type of Fertilizers Do I Put on New Plants?

New plants are prone to fertilizer burn because they have delicate roots. Use a solution of water-soluble fertilizer diluted to half strength after planting. Don't get it on the leaves.

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Katie Rosehill's first book was published in 2000. Since then she has written additional books as well as screenplays, website content and e-books. Her articles have appeared on various websites. Rosehill holds a Master of Business Administration from Arizona State University. Her articles specialize in personal finance, weddings and gardening.