Tomato Plants
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Powdered Milk for Tomatoes

Anonymous added on April 26, 2014 | Answered

I have heard that adding powered milk to the soil will create the best tomatoes ever. Have you heard this ever?

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Nikki
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Answered on April 27, 2014

Yes, when you fertilize tomato plants with milk, they are getting calcium just like we do. Adding calcium to the soil helps prevent blossom end rot, which commonly occurs when the plants are lacking this micro-nutrient. Milk is also a natural fungicide, which can help prevent fungal issues. Here is more info: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/milk-fertilizer.htm

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