The University of Arizona

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Improving Lives, Communities and the Economy

Fertilizing Home Gardens in Arizona

Author: 
DeGomez, Tom
Publication Date: 
October 2014
Publication Number: 
AZ1020-2014
Pages: 
4 pp.
Abstract or Description: 
Gardens provide excellent quality vegetables for freshness and for processing if the crops are supplied with an adequate level of nutrients and water. Fertilizing with manures or other organic fertilizers versus “chemical” fertilizers is discussed. Advantages and disadvantages of various types of fertilization application are covered. Sections on the use of nitrogen, phosphate, micro-nutrients and soil amendments in the garden are included.
Revised 10/2014. Originally Published 1999.
Language: 
English
Publisher: 
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
Relation: 
University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Publication AZ1020
Keyword: 
fertilizer
garden
nitrogen
phosphate
phosphorus
micronutrients
manure
organic
lime
gypsum
salinity
Type: 
Text
Pamphlet
Subject Category: 
Gardening/Horticulture