12-0-0 For vegtables/shrubs/trees, apply 10tbsp/10ft2 in the spring. Repeat 2-3 times during the season. For young plnats or recent transplants apply at half the above rate. Resume regular fertilization once plants are well established. Avoid direct contact with the plant. Rake into the surface of the soil and water well. Do not apply to peas, beans or other legumes. Do not apply near the trunk or crown of plants.