Soil Amendments
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What can I add to veg. Garden to offset too much nitrogen?

Zone 5 | bellhaven added on March 12, 2012 | Answered

After adding too much poultry manure with wood shavings to my garden, I have lush plants with no fruit. What can I amend the soil with to encourage fruiting while waiting for the nitrogen levels to fall?

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Nikki
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Answered on March 13, 2012

This article should help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/too-much-nitrogen-soil.htm

Adding more phosphorus to the soil will help to encourage more fruiting. Here is more information: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/phosphorus-plant-growth.htm

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