The application of fertilizer, whatever its form, to the surface of the soil around established plantings.
when compost or topsoil is applied to fill holes or improve the soil.
fertilizer applied in the spring to growing crops (usually nitrogen fertilizer)
Applying compost or fertiliser to the soil around plants.
a layer of fertilizer or manure not plowed in
Application of fertilizer to the soil surface after the crop stand has been established.
an application of a small amount of soil, re-layering just the top.
Feeding plants by sprinkling fertilizer or compost on top of them.