Fertilizers For Garlic - Knowledgebase Question

Lawrence, PA
Question by dee41
February 12, 2000
What would be good fertilizers for my garlic?

Answer from NGA
February 12, 2000


Generally speaking garlic is not difficult to grow, but it does
grow best in a loose, crumbly soil that is rich and has had
lots of organic matter worked into it. In addition, a complete
fertilizer can be worked in prior to planting, say two to three
pounds of 10-10-10 fertilizer per 100 square feet, or, some gardeners prefer fish emulsion or a seaweed based fertilizer applied according to the label instructions.

You might also wish to perform some basic soil tests to find
out what amendments, if any, your soil needs. Your County
Extension (228-6881) can help you with the tests and interpreting the

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