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What's The Best Time Of Day To Fertilize Your Garden?
The optimal time of day to fertilize your garden is either early in the morning — before 8 a.m. — or later in the evening, as it allows plants to absorb nutrients more efficiently.
During these times, the soil is relatively cool, giving the fertilizer a chance to reach the roots and be absorbed quickly because the plants are not stressed by the midday heat.
Fertilizing early or late in the day helps plants access nutrients when most needed, thus promoting a sturdy root system and offering protection against pests
and disease.
It is crucial to check the weather before application, though. Heavy rain can wash away fertilizer, while scorching sun can cause it to evaporate, leading to nutrient loss.