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Name: Bill Needy
Greencastle, PA
May 25, 2020 1:45 PM CST
Is the "Vegetable Gardening Guide for Tomatoes / Care " a printed guide that is available ? ?
Name: Big Bill
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May 25, 2020 3:16 PM CST
No I don't think so. It might be a downloadable a printable pdf file.
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Name: Bill Needy
Greencastle, PA
May 26, 2020 12:27 AM CST
In an article on "Fertilizing Tomatoes", Epson Salt is not mentioned. Is this NOT a recommended fertilizer for tomatoes? ?
Name: Lynda Horn
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May 26, 2020 1:00 AM CST
It depends on who you ask. Some growers swear by it. I don't use it myself, so I can't comment on it either way. I use bone and blood meal, crushed eggshells, and a low number organic tomato fertilizer in the holes when I plant my tomatoes, and side dress with the fertilizer again when the plants start fruiting. This works for me. I'd say you need to find what works for you. Be careful with high number fertilizers, though. Fertilizers high in nitrogen will give you beautiful, leafy plants but few fruit.
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