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  • 19 Jul

    Epson Salt Spray

    HOW TO APPLY EPSOM SALT TO PLANTS • Foliar spray during the season. Add two tablespoons of Epsom salt to a gallon of water and use tank sprayer to apply the mix once a month substituting the spray for regular watering. Use one tablespoon per gallon of water if you apply Epsom salt spray more ...
  • 19 Jul

    EPSOM SALT, TOMATO, AND PEPPER GROWING

    Epsom salt used as a foliar spray or soil additive will help tomato and pepper plants grow and produce larger, tastier yields. Late in the season use an Epsom salt spray to increase tomato and pepper yield and keep plants green and bushy; early in the season add Epsom salt to the soil to aid ...
  • 19 Jul

    Fertilizers

     Bonemeal Description: Steam processed bone, a slaughterhouse by product. Benefit: Adds phosphorus. Average NPK analysis: Varies from about 1-11-0 to about 3-15-0, also contains about 24 percent calcium. Application and amount for adequately fertile soil: Till or rake in 3 pounds per 100 ...
  • 19 Jul

    Peppers Growing/Care

    Keep the soil evenly moist but not wet throughout the season and particularly during fruit development. Feed with a complete fertilizer diluted to half strength when plants are well established and once more just before blossoms open. Peppers grow best when night temperatures do not dip below 68°F ...
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  • 13 Jul

    Cucumber watering

    CARE AND MAINTENANCE Water as needed to make sure that plants get about 1 inch of water per week. Cucumber beetles are serious threats that not only eat the plants but also infect them with bacterial wilt that will kill the plants about the time they begin to produce fruit. As soon as cucumber ...
  • 13 Jul

    watering

    Tips for Watering Tomato Plants Water slowly, water deeply – The number one rule of watering tomatoes is to make sure that you go slow and easy. Never rush watering tomato plants. Use a drip hose or other forms of drip irrigation to deliver water to your tomato plants slowly. Water regularly – ...
  • 13 Jul

    Cucumbers

     Keep the soil evenly moist. Keep the potting mix warm; use black plastic mulch until the weather heats up then switch to aluminum foil; this reflects heat but and light under the foliage which discourages aphids. Feed with a high phosphorus fertilizer diluted to half strength when plant begins to ...
  • 13 Jul

    Tomatoes

    Tomato – Won’t Ripen Q: Our plants have *tons* of large green tomatoes, but they won’t ripen on the vine! They’re absolutely gorgeous, non-diseased green tomatoes that get lots of sunshine. Any tricks to make them ripen up? A: It’s mostly a waiting game. Tomatoes ripen when they get ...
  • 13 Jul

    Gardening

    Pick off suckers on Tomatoes
  • 13 Jul