To prepare new gardens, apply 1-2 tbsp. per square foot and thoroughly mix into the top 3″ of soil. To prepare larger gardens, apply 2-3 lbs. per 100 square foot, and thoroughly mix into the top 3” of soil. For new transplants, add 1 tsp. per hole, mix into soil and water in well. To feed established plants, side dress 1-2 tsp., depending on size of plant and desired growth rate, once each month during the growing season.