Vegetable Gardening

Vegetable Plants.


Anonymous added on October 30, 2017 | Answered

my home vegetable garden grows very well but does not produce good harvest. root or leaf crop is the same. a lot of greenery with little or no produce. I use compost and mostly liquid organic fertilizer. prior to planting I cultivate deeply and add a handful of 3:2:3


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MichiganDot
Answered on October 30, 2017

By "I use compost" do you mean you are growing in compost or that you dig compost into the soil? People get very energetic about compost and sometimes add too much. I suggest you get a soil test now from the veggie garden soil. It will give you a snapshot of your fertilizing efforts and how the soil measures up in terms of structure. Too much nitrogen leads to lush green growth at the expense of flowers/fruit. The more sunlight the better for growing summer veggies. Eight hours direct sunlight is best for many of them.
http://www.gardenmyths.com/compost-is-it-poisoning-your-garden/

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