'Charles Lamont' viburnum is an early-blooming shrub. Photo by Brendan Zwelling

When to apply spring fertilizers

Judith Adam

When is the best time to provide spring fertilizers to help the plants restore themselves? Acting too quickly can sometimes interfere with what's best.

October is good time for lawn fertilizer.

Best fertilizer for lawn in autumn

Judith Adam

Autumn is the time to look in garden centres for bags of the best fertilizer for your lawn. October is the month to get it spread across the lawn.

Making sense of fertilizers

Judith Adam

I’ve never thrown away partially used containers of fertilizer products, but just keep pushing them to the back of the shelf.