3.5 cups ≈ 1 lb. | ½ cup ≈ 2 oz. | 1 tbsp. ≈ 0.5 oz.
Containers: For new plantings, add 2-4 tbsp. per gallon of soil and mix thoroughly or add 5 lb. per cubic yard. For established plants, lightly mix 1-2 tbsp. per gallon into the soil surface once each month during the growing season.
Vegetable Gardens & Flower Beds: To prepare smaller gardens, apply 2-4 tbsp. per square foot and thoroughly mix into the top 3″ of soil. To prepare larger gardens, apply 5-10 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 ½ cup once each month during the growing season to promote plant growth.
Trees & Shrubs: Spread up to 1 lb. per 2″ 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 1-2 cups with the back fill soil. Use the amended soil to fill in around the new tree and water in well.