Great for flowering herbs and root vegetables.
Down To Earth Organic Bio-Live (5-4-2) is a rich, organic fertilizer mix infused with a generous amount of beneficial bacteria and Mycorrhizal fungi to stimulate rooting, vigor and optimum plant development. Bio-Live encourages rapid colonization of soil and soilless mixes and may be combined with other Down To Earth fertilizers to further improve plant growth and yields.
Nitrogen Total (N)………………………..5.0%
0.4% Water Soluble Nitrogen
4.6% Water Insoluble Nitrogen
Available Phosphate (P2O5)…………..4.0%
Soluble Potash (K2O)…………………….2.0%
Derived from fish bone meal, fish meal, alfalfa meal, crab meal, shrimp meal, langbeinite, kelp meal, and 2.5% humic acids derived from leonardite
3.5 cups ≈ 1 lb. | ½ cup ≈ 2 oz. | 1 tbsp. ≈ 0.5 oz
Down To Earth Bio-Live can be mixed into surrounding soil when transplanting or blended into potting mixes. The objective is to ensure physical contact between the roots and the inoculated fertilizer.
Vegetable Gardens & Flower Beds: To prepare new gardens, apply 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.
Containers: For new plantings, add ¼-½ cup per gallon of soil and mix thoroughly or add 12.5-25 lb. per cubic yard. For established plants, mix 2-4 tbsp. per gallon of soil when transplanting.
Trees, Shrubs & Vines: For new plants, prepare transplant hole and mix 1-2 cups with the backfill soil. Use amended soil to fill in around the new plant and water in well.
Row Crops/Acreage: Apply 500-1,000 lb. per acre depending on specific crop needs or required pounds of actual nutrients per acre. Can be banded directly under seed or transplants or incorporated in desired planting locations pre-plant.
Note: For maximum shelf life, store between 40 and 85° F. Avoid temperatures in excess of 140° F.