Espoma Organic Garden-tone


Natural & Organic fertilizer for an abundant harvest

  • Grow delicious cool and warm season vegetables like lettuce, kale, tomatoes, peppers & squash
  • Use for herbs like basil, chives, sage, rosemary, parsley & oregano
  • Long lasting, slow-release feeding with our exclusive Bio-tone Microbes
  • Grow an abundant harvest of nutritious & flavorful vegetables
  • 100% natural & organic ingredients with no fillers or sludges


For Use:

On all herbs and vegetables such as:

Hardy (cool season) crops:

Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, Cabbage, Collards, English peas, Kale, Kohlrabi, Leeks, Mustard greens, Parsley, Radish, Spinach, Turnip

Semi-hardy crops for early spring or fall:

Beets, Carrot, Cauliflower, Celery, Chinese cabbage, Endive, Irish potatoes, Lettuce, Radicchio, Rutabaga, Salsify, Swiss chard

Summer crops (Plant after danger of frost):

Beans, Corn, Cucumber, Eggplant, Melons, Okra, Peppers, Pumpkins, Summer squash, Sweet potatoes, Tomatoes


  • Mix into the garden soil prior to planting.
  • Seedlings / Transplants: 7 – 10 days after planting.
  • Established plants: Monthly, May through Aug.
  • Herbs will only require feeding at time of planting or after a large harvest.

How much to use:

Soil Preparation for Vegetable Garden

      • Apply 3.5 lbs. per 50 square feet and work into the top 4 to 5 inches of soil. When possible, mix with organic matter such as compost, humus, or peat moss.
    • Feeding Vegetables and Tomatoes
      • Single plants: Apply up to 1/3 cup per plant.
      • Rows: Apply 1-1/3 cup each side per 5 ft. of row or 10 lbs. each side per 100 ft. of row.
    • Potted Plants
      • New Plants: When preparing soil for new plants, thoroughly mix  2 cups of Garden-tone into each cubic foot of Potting Soil.
      • Established Plants:  Sprinkle 1.5 tsp. of Garden-tone per 4″ of pot diameter onto the soil along the outer edge of the pot.  Water thoroughly.
    • Herbs 
      • In the garden – use 1 tbsp. per plant
      • In containers – Use half the rate for potted plants above.

How to apply:

  • Individual plants  – Sprinkle around the drip line of the plant.
  • Row crops – sprinkle evenly on each side of row.
  • Do not allow plant food to contact the main stem or foliage of the plant.






Available in 4, 8, 18, and 36 lb. sizes.

1 pound equals approx. 3 cups.


How to use Bio-Tone Starter

How to Plant Organic Swiss Chard

Additional information

Select Size

4lbs, 8lbs, 18lbs, 36lbs


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