Fertilization Program
by Lonnie Christopher
Presentation at ARS Carolina District Winter Meeting
January 27, 2001

This is the fertilizer program that I use immediately after pruning:

Following the pruning fertilization, I use the following fertilization schedule:

One week before a rose show, I will use Schultz' Bloom Plus 10-60-10 instead of Miracle Gro. This gives better color and size to blooms. Also speeds up blooming.

Always water plants before applying fertilizer.

Recipe for Alfalfa Tea: