Organic Fertilizer Ames IA

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Holub Garden & Greenhouses Inc
(515) 232-4769
22085 580th Ave
Ames, IA
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Greenhouse Growers, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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Hilltop Greenhouses Inc
(515) 275-2229
991 222nd Dr
Ogden, IA

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Piney Ridge Greenhouse
(515) 276-9554
6355 Nw 51st St
Johnston, IA
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Annuals

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Tipton Greenhouse & Florist
(563) 886-2524
1015 Lynn St
Tipton, IA
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Annuals

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Dial Greenhouses
(712) 246-5922
2345 Us Highway 59
Shenandoah, IA

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Evergreen Gardens
(515) 232-7633
6036 George Washington Carver
Ames, IA
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Earl May Nursery & Garden Center
(515) 432-5941
1504 S Marshall St
Boone, IA

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Jim Johnson Greenhouse
(319) 463-7427
2407 280th St
Montrose, IA

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Roger Pleggenkuhle
(319) 240-9850
3320 280th St
Sumner, IA

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Seed Savers Exchange
(563) 382-5990
3094 N. Winn Road
Decorah, IA
 
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The World of Organic Fertilizer

Organic fertilizer isn’t just fish emulsion and cow manure anymore -- but those timeless soil builders are popular for a reason: they work. Still, there are plenty of other options out there and some provide solutions for specific soil conditions.

Just as the body responds to homeopathic and naturopathic treatments, so does soil.

Let’s drop down and get a level view of the world of organic soils.

Treating Specific Soil Conditions 
Chances are, you’re simply looking to plant a garden and help your plants and veggies thrive. But not all top soils were created equal. Some people have to deal with impediments like sand or clay or too much alkaline or too much acid. That’s when getting very specific can be extremely helpful when introducing organic fertilizers

For instance, if you really want to promote large blooms of flowers or fruits , Bat Guano has been found to be highly effective. Bat Guano is high in phosphorous and that you see is what promotes those big, blooming fruits and flowers.

If you want to build up the immunity of your soil and make it more pest, drought and disease resistant, liquid seaweed is a great supplement for struggling gardens and especially lawns.

If you want to loosen up clay soil , sphagnum peat moss will do the trick.

Binding sandy soil can be achieved by introducing colloidial rock phosphate.

Yellow and stunted leaves can indicate a copper deficiency and can be treated with copper sulfate. Pale leaves that turn yellow means that your plants and trees are iron deficient and could use a boost of 10% chelated Iron supplements. Straight yellow leaves usually indicates low sulfur, which can be treated with gypsum. Reddish brown leaves that curl up and die is a clue that your soil is low in calcium and a little addition of limestone flour can remedy that.
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