Fertilizer 17-5-9 Special

Spring is upon us and lawn and garden care moves to the top of the list. Agri-Nutrients fertilizer 17-5-9 is on sale for $16.99 per 50lb bag at Ark Country store this month. Fertilizer for lawn and gardens means adding nutrients to help your plants and grass grow. It’s basically plant food with nutrients.

  • Why should you fertilize? Healthy, well-fed plants tend to produce more and take in nutrients and water more efficiently.  Looking for a higher yield in your vegetable garden or a thick lush lawn, use fertilizers.
  • What does NPK  mean? When you look at the package, you’ll notice an N, P and K. These are the symbols for 3 key elements that help plants perform their best.
    • Nitrogen (N) helps plant foliage to grow strong.
    • Phosphorous (P) helps roots and flowers grow and develop.
    • Potassium (K) is important for overall plant health. It regulates metabolism and water absorption.
  • How to apply fertilizer in your garden? Organic soil nutrients such as compost or aged manure can be added to the soil before planting or side-dressed around established plants. Vegetable producers such as tomatoes, squash, peppers and melons need regular feeding. Consider liquid fertilizers every 7 to 10 days. Remember to hold off on the fertilizer during periods of extreme heat.

Now is the time to stock up on fertilizer at Ark Country Store. Hurry in to take advantage of this special. Offer only valid until March 31, 2017.

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