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Name: pam
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gardenglory
Dec 1, 2014 7:22 PM CST
I have pre measured packets of miracle grow. The sprayer they go in broke, and I just want to put it in a pump sprayer. Does anyone know if the MG in the pre measured packet, is the same miracle grow you scoop ( strength wise). Im trying to figure how much water to add.
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ShadyGreenThumb
Dec 1, 2014 8:55 PM CST
I use the pre-measured packets for watering cans. Sorry I can't help you with sprayer type. But I do know that is the same concentration as the bigger scoop out type.
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Name: Anne
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Xeramtheum
Dec 1, 2014 9:04 PM CST
Same stuff. One tbs per gallon.
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drdawg
Dec 1, 2014 9:12 PM CST
No, 1 tsp. per gallon.
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Name: Anne
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Xeramtheum
Dec 1, 2014 9:44 PM CST
One teaspoon per gallon is for indoor plants. I use the one tablespoon per gallon for everything else.
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Name: Ken Ramsey
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drdawg
Dec 2, 2014 7:22 AM CST
Got it. When used outside, I make up 10 gal. at a time and to tell the truth, I don't even measure the Miracle Gro. I know by the coloration of the water when I have about the right amount. It's probably close to 1 tbs. per gallon though.
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Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
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Xeramtheum
Dec 2, 2014 8:08 AM CST
I usually go by color too and mix up about 1.5 to 2 tbs per gallon. I have yet to burn any plants with this stuff even at double the recommended amounts.
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Name: pam
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gardenglory
Dec 2, 2014 8:33 AM CST
Thanks. I use it on seedlings, so I will just go a little lighter. Ill use the premeasured stuff in the packets for the sprayer, just put it in a pump sprayer instead. I would use the hose end sprayer it is made for, if they were not seedlings.
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drdawg
Dec 2, 2014 10:10 AM CST
For my orchids, since I fertilize all the time, I use 1/2 the recommended rate during spring and summer and 1/4 the rate, fall and winter. Plumeria, flowering plants, and potted herbs get the higher dosage. This isn't just Miracle Gro though. I use six different fertilizers.
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