Vegetable Gardens: Apply 5-6 lbs per 100 square feet and thoroughly mix into the top 3" of garden soil. For transplants, add 1-2 tablespoons per hole and water in well. To feed established plants, side dress 2-4 tablespoons per plant twice each month during the growing season.
Containers & Houseplants: For new plantings, mix ¼-½ lb per cubic foot of soil. For established plants, mix 1-2 tablespoons per gallon of soil.
Trees & Shrubs: Spread 1 lb per 2 inches of trunk diameter around the base outwards to the drip line and water in well.