02 Feb 2022

Plan Ahead for Your Fertility Program | Doggett Corp

Planning Ahead As you are gearing up another season, this is a good time to do some planning for your fertility program.  Whether you’re doing lawn care, tree and shrub care, or both it is a good time to evaluate what your needs are going to be. One of the best ways to determine your fertility program is take soil samples and have them test for N,P,K and minor elements.  You can also find out the pH, and CEC (cation exchange capacity) of the soil.  During the growing season you may opt take tissue samples and have them analyzed for any nutrient deficiencies. By doing this you can prescribe exactly the products that best fit.  This will help both you and your customers save money. With rising costs and lack of availability of raw ingredients, it’s more important than ever...

14 Sep 2021

Tips to Strengthen Trees Before Winter | Doggett

Fall is here and winter is right around the corner. You want to give your clients’ trees the best chance to overcome the summer stress and prepare for the cold winter months. 3 Tips to Strengthen Trees Before Winter Are: 1) Fertilize Before the Ground Freezes. We know trees and shrubs use nutrients all year-long. Yet, fall is when trees put on 60% of their annual non-woody (feeder) root growth. Applying fertilizer from early-late fall before the ground freezes is a good approach. Fertilizers can be applied before the leaves drop and the soil temperatures drops. Nutrients can be taken in by the root system and stored as energy for the spring when trees come out of dormancy.   Use a high-quality professional slow-release fertilizer with a low salt index like our Fall 12-24-24, 6-12-12 fall liquid, or 11-22-22 organic...

28 Jun 2021

Doggett’s Arbor Care Program

[caption id="attachment_9027" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Doggett’s Arbor Care Program[/caption] Trees can be so much more than decoration to add beauty to our yards (though they do that!). They also add value to your property.  A healthy tree is one that grows strong roots. It has plenty of energy stored up by photosynthesis through leaves on branches reaching towards sunlight. Trees provide shade, oxygen and food for animals. However, in order to keep your tree healthy you need to take care of it by watering it and fertilizing it regularly. Trees are often times the most prominent feature in a yard and home. Because of this, they deserve to be cared for properly. Many people don't know how to do this, so we put together a comprehensive arbor care program on what you need to do when caring for your trees! Trees...