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When should I fertilize my hanging baskets?
After watering, fertilizer is the most important thing to keep your plants thriving. I usually recommend adding a slow or controlled-release fertilizer to your hanging basket right after you buy or plant it. This will provide your basket with a good constant dose of fertilizer.
Should you feed your hanging baskets?
Should I Fertilize My Hanging Baskets? Absolutely! Just like all your potted plants, your hanging baskets need nutrients in order to grow and thrive. They can use up all of the nutrients in their soil within a few weeks, and need a continuous stream of food.
What is the best time to water hanging baskets?
In general, water plants in hanging baskets when the soil surface becomes dry to the touch. On hot, sunny days it may be necessary to water once a day. When watering hanging baskets, be sure to apply water until water begins to flow out the bottom of the container.
What do you feed a hanging basket?
How often fertilize outdoor potted plants?
As a general rule, water-soluble fertilizer, which is quickly absorbed by plants, is applied every two to three weeks. Alternatively, you can mix this fertilizer to half strength and use it weekly.