Planting two seasons in a row in the same soil
I have a raised bed garden box that I have planted tomatoes in last season. Do I have to do anything to the soil this season or can I just plant tomatoes in the box again this year and just fertilize?
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Plant nutrients are used by the plants and some are leached from the upper soil profile with rain and irrigation. So it's best if you re-charge with a soil test based Rx for amendments. Or if that is not practical or affordable for your small garden box, use a mineral rich and balanced general purpose fertilizer product.
In addition to the fertilizer, or if you don't do anything else, incorporate (dig in) a copious amount of real compost.