Sunday, September 26, 2010

Everything You Need to Know About Fertilizing Cherry Trees

Growing your own cherry trees is pretty simple to do and even easier when you understand fertilizer as it applies to cherry trees. Understanding what it is, what it does and the types available can help you make an educated choice about the fertilizer you choose for your cherry trees.

Understanding Fertilizer

Fertilizer can be anything you can add to the soil, either of an organic or chemical nature, that improves the soils ability to be support life. Lots of things can be used to improve soil fertility. Organic sources are those that either are or come from once living things like compost, animal manures or cover crops that are later turned under. Inorganic or chemical fertilizers are man-made and blended to meet specific needs.

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