Do you have a hard time keeping your plants alive?
While there are dozens of variables that can be contributing to your lack of a green thumb (over-watering, under-watering, giving them too much sunlight), keeping your plants well fed doesn’t have to be one of them.
By incorporating a trusted fertilizer into your day, week or even monthly watering routine, you can help give your plants the nutrients and minerals they need to thrive. Great for houseplants, lawns, succulents and basically any and every plant you can think of, here are our favorite fertilizers on Amazon.
1. Miracle-Gro Water Soluble All Purpose Plant Food
The go-to fertilizer for years, Miracle-Gro’s all-purpose plant food is easily the best and most popular fertilizer on the market. Made to help cover up to 600 square feet, this powerful fertilizer is meant to be attached directly to your hose and sprayed anywhere and everywhere you think your plant’s need a little extra nutrients. You can also add a tablespoon to your watering can to help feed your flowers. Best results suggest using this fertilizer every 7 to 14 days.
2. Simple Lawn Solutions Natural Liquid Fertilizer
BEST FOR LAWNS
A smart blend of crucial ingredients for your lawn, this fertilizer features no harmful chemicals and includes nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium nutrients to keep your grass healthy and green. Great for Bermuda, St. Augustine, Zoysia, Buffalo, Centipede, Florida Palmetto, Bahia, Fescue, Ryegrass & Kentucky Bluegrass. This 32-ounce spray is sure to help support your grass’s growth.
3. Plants for Pets All-purpose Houseplant Fertilizer
BEST FOR HOUSEPLANTS
Have a few fussy houseplants that need a little extra TLC? This all-purpose liquid plant fertilizer includes nitrogen and phosphorus that are essential to plant health. Simply add one teaspoon for every two cups of water for a little extra love. Made with 100% natural ingredients, this fertilizer is best used with indoor plants and should (hopefully) help remove brown spots and put an end to those brittle yellow leaves.
4. Miracle-Gro Succulent Plant Food
BEST FOR SUCCULENTS
Succulents are a tricky bunch. Sure, they’re designed to be more resistant than other houseplants, but the slightest change in environment can have a dramatic impact on their health. Fortunately, Miracle-Gro is a helpful spray fertilizer that can help promote growth and keep your succulents looking well cared for. Simply apply to the soil or mix it with your plant’s water once every two weeks.
5. Miracle-Gro Continuous Release Plant Food
BEST FOR VEGETABLES
Everyone dreams of having their very own vegetable garden, but sometimes getting your garden up and running is easier said than done. This Miracle-Gro plant food formula is designed for everyday fruits and vegetables and contains natural ingredients to help enrich your soil and give your veggies and fruits the nutrients they need to grow. Each spray is built to last up to three months.
6. Osmocote Plus Smart-Release Plant Food
SAFE FOR ALL PLANTS
Made for both indoor and outdoor plants, this Osmocote fertilizer features a smart-release filtration system that’s designed to control the release of nutrients—meaning it continues to work over time. Packed with 11 vital nutrients for all types of plants, one pack is designed to feed your plants up to six months. Best of all, it works with virtually any type of plant, regardless of whether it’s potted or not.
7. Osmocote Smart-Release Plant Food
Fortified with 11 nutrients that are essential to plant health, the Osmocote Smart-Release pellets are a great low-cost option for both your indoor and outdoor plants. Designed to feed your plants up to six months, the smart-release pellets are meant to be sprinkled over your plants for months-long nourishment. Great for both potted and natural plants, it’s an easy way to help add some nutrients without breaking the bank. Don’t forget to keep watering.
8. Dr. Earth Premium Gold All Purpose Fertilizer
BEST ORGANIC OPTION
This Non-GMO verified fertilizer comes in a variety of different sizes and is safe for people, pets and, of course, plants. Enriched with minerals, nutrients and more, this fertilizer includes no synthetic chemicals and is consistently tested for the highest levels of purity and transparency. Great for both indoor and outdoor plants, Dr. Earth works with veggies, potted plants, shrubs, annuals, perennials and more.