With outdoor plants now safe from deadly overnight hard frost, area greenhouse owners are stressing the importance of fertilizing and watering newly planted shrubs and vegetation. Todd Maas of Maas Floral and Greenhouse in Sturgeon Bay says checking the weight of a hanging basket or container is a good indication if added water is needed for the plant.
Maas adds that they recommend weekly fertilizing to keep plants green and healthy.
You will lose a lot of blooms from your plants if you do not fertilize properly, according to Maas. You can listen to the entire interview on tips for keeping your plants healthy this summer with this story online.