Annual Flower Bed Maintenance Program

From pre-plant, to post-plant, to post-establishment, this program will keep your flower beds healthy and beautiful looking at each stage.

Designed for warm-season locations.

Pre-Plant Amendments

  • Apply any soil amendments such as compost, elemental sulfur (high soil pH), or TruLime™ (low soil pH) if desired and/or warranted by soil testing results
  • Apply GAL-XeONE® 14-14-14 NPK homogeneous controlled-release fertilizer as a surface broadcast application to the bed at a rate of 1.5 pounds of product per 200 square feet (sq. ft.) of bed area
  • Apply Prokoz Zenith 0.5G granular systemic insecticide at a rate of 0.36 pounds (5.76 oz) of product per 200 sq. ft. of bed area
  • Apply Subdue G granular fungicide at 1.5 dry ounces of product per 200 sq. ft. of bed area or Cleary’s 3336 DG Lite granular fungicide at 2.0 pounds of product per 200 sq. ft. of bed
  • Uniformly incorporate these applied products into the top 2” of the bed area

Post-Plant Fertility and Pest Control Applications

  • Apply BioPhase™ SBE at a rate of 15 fluid ounces of product per 100 gallons of water
  • Apply DuraPhite® 0-0-12 at a rate of 40 fluid ounces of product per 100 gallons of water
  • Apply MoCa™ 5-0-5 at a rate of 1.0 gallon (128 fl. oz.) per 100 gallons of water
  • Apply Rapture® 4-0-4 at a rate of 5.0 pounds of product per 100 gallons of water
  • Apply Turf & Ornamentals™ 18-3-6 at a rate of 64 fluid ounces of product per 100 gallons of water
  • Apply Pageant fungicide at a rate of 18 fluid ounces of product per 100 gallons of water
  • Apply the “Post-Plant” products above as a tank mix combination after annual plant material has been installed and mulched. These products should be applied as a drench application at an
    application rate of 4.0 gallons of water per 200 sq. ft. of bed area
  • Apply Freehand 1.75G or Snapshot 2.5TG herbicide as a surface broadcast application at a rate of 0.7 pounds of product per 200 sq. ft. area of bed and lightly water-in to activate

Post-Establishment Fertility and Pest Control Applications

(30 days post plant)

  • Apply BioPhase™ SBE, DuraPhite® 0-0-12, MoCa™ 5-0-5, Rapture® 4-0-4, and Turf & Ornamentals™ 18-3-6 at the same rates and application methods as recommended above
  • Apply Talstar Professional insecticide at a rate of 40 fluid ounces of product per 100 gallons of water
  • Apply Prokoz Transom 4.5 F or Quali-Pro TM 4.5 F fungicide (thiophante methyl) at a rate of 20 fluid ounces of product per 100 gallons of water
  • Apply the “Post-Establishment” products above as a tank mix combination 30 days after planting as a drench application at an application rate of 4.0 gallons of water per 200 sq. ft

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