As your trees and shrubs emerge from winter dormancy, they will need a boost to help fuel their growth during the spring season. This is especially true in South Dakota and Iowa where the freezing winter temperatures can take a real toll on your plants. To help your plants start the growing season off on the right foot, you should fertilize them in the early spring. When fertilizing your plants in the spring, make sure that you are using a fertilizer that contains the nutrients that your plants will need to flourish like nitrogen, phosphorus, and iron. During the spring, you should also apply insect control treatments to your plants to prevent damage-causing insects from harming your plants. Continue reading this blog to learn more about why you should fertilize your trees and shrubs in the early spring.
Fertilize your trees and shrubs in the early spring to give them the nutrients they need to thrive.
In the springtime, your trees and shrubs will be emerging from winter dormancy, and they could benefit from a boost in nutrients to give them everything they need to start the growing season off on the right foot. That's where fertilization comes in! Fertilizer is full of the nutrients your plants need to thrive, and spring is the perfect time to give it to them! When you fertilize your plants in the spring, you'll be fueling their growth and helping them establish deep roots, which will benefit them throughout the year!
Apply a fertilizer that contains the nutrients your trees and shrubs need.
When applying fertilizer to your trees and shrubs, make sure you are using a fertilizer that contains the nutrients that your plants need. Different nutrients serve different purposes, and these nutrients can play a huge role in the overall health of your trees. Some nutrients can help fuel growth while others can strengthen your plants and make them more resistant to insects and diseases. Before fertilizing your trees and shrubs, make sure the fertilizer you plan on using contains the following nutrients:
Apply an insect control treatment in the spring to protect your trees and shrubs from insects.
Although fertilizer can nourish your trees and shrubs, it won't deter insects from infesting your plants. Unfortunately, several insects in our area can damage trees and shrubs. To help prevent these insects from causing harm to your plants, you should apply an insect control treatment to them in the spring. This treatment can prevent insects from causing damage to your plants!
Insects like aphids, spider mites, beetles, webworms, caterpillars, and moths can damage trees and shrubs in our region.
Call us today to sign up for our tree and shrub fertilization service!
As we enter the spring season, you'll want to make sure that your trees and shrubs start the growing season off on the right foot! That's where we come in. At Sharp Lawn Care, we offer a tree and shrub fertilization program that includes a fertilization treatment in the spring. This treatment will give your plants the nutrients they need to thrive! What's more, this program also includes an insect control treatment in the spring, so you won't have to worry about insects damaging your plants! We provide our tree and shrub fertilization service to residential, commercial, and HOA properties in Sioux Falls, Tea, Harrisburg, and nearby areas in South Dakota. We also service properties in and around Sioux City, IA. Call us today at (605) 251-6880 if you're in South Dakota to sign up for our tree and shrub fertilization service. If you're in Iowa, you can reach us at (712) 253-8024 to sign up. We look forward to hearing from you.
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