Down To Earth’s Fish Meal 8-6-0 is recommended for vegetable gardens, flower beds and all types of outdoor plants, trees and shrubs. DTE Fish Meal 8-6-0 stimulates soil microbial life, promotes vigorous root development and provides an early season boost for all your plants.
2.5 cups ≈ 1 lb; ¼ cup ≈ 1.6 oz; 1 tbsp ≈ 0.4 oz
To prepare new gardens, apply 2.5-5 lbs per 100 square feet and thoroughly mix into the top 3″ of soil. For new transplants, add 1-2 tbsp per hole, mix into soil and water in well. To feed established plants, side dress 1-2 oz, once each month during the growing season depending on size of plant and desired growth rate.
For new plantings, add 1-2 tbsp per gallon of soil and mix thoroughly OR add 2.5-5 lbs per cubic yard. For established plants, lightly mix 1-2 tbsp per gallon into the soil surface once each month during the growing season.
Trees & Shrubs:
Spread 1-2 lbs per 1″ of trunk diameter around the base outwards to the drip line, mix into soil surface and water in well. For new trees, prepare transplant hole and mix 1 cup with the backfill soil. Use amended soil to fill in around new tree and water in well.
Apply 300-500 lbs per acre depending on specific crop needs or required pounds of actual nitrogen per acre.