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Jun 2, 2020 6:20 PM CST
Texas
Hello

Someone recently gave me a bag of weed and feed. I only have plants in pots, which are not grass. Can I still use the stuff as fertilizer for my plants (sweet potatoes, okra, eggplants, fish mints, and mints)?

Thank you.
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Jun 2, 2020 6:23 PM CST
Name: Big Bill
Livonia Michigan (Zone 6a)
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I don't think that that is a good idea. Do you want to put weed killing chemicals in the ground where you will eat the produce????🙀
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Jun 2, 2020 6:48 PM CST
Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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Weed and feed feeds the narrow leafed plants (grass) and kills the broad leafed plants (sweet potatoes, okra, eggplants, fish mints, and mints). Pass it on to someone with a lawn.
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Jun 2, 2020 7:17 PM CST
Texas
Thank you, Bigbill and Daisyl, for your invaluable input. I will give the stuff to someone with a lawn.
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Jun 2, 2020 7:22 PM CST
Name: Big Bill
Livonia Michigan (Zone 6a)
GROW ORCHIDS!!!
Bee Lover Lover of wildlife (Raccoon badge) Orchids Region: Michigan Hostas Growing under artificial light
Echinacea Critters Allowed Cat Lover Butterflies Birds Region: United States of America
Welcome!
Taught classes on Orchids and Orchid growing and led hundreds of bird walks. Retired Wildlife Biologist.
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