base dressing

base dressing

An application of fertilizer or manure to the soil before planting or sowing.
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For general feeding you can't beat Vitax Q4, an all purpose granular fertiliser which can be used as a base dressing when planting or as a top dressing on established plants.
Use it as a base dressing before planting or sowing, or as a top dressing around established flowers, fruit, salad crops or vegetables.