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Container Gardening: manure or osmocote?

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velocitrix
Key West, FL

September 26, 2001
5:51 PM

Post #14422

I'm starting my vegetable garden in large plastic buckets (my restaurant is so happy to be rid of them!).

Should I use the bagged manure and compost (.5-.5-.5), or the osmocote (14-14-14)? If I use both will I burn my plants? Any advice is appreciated.

paulgrow

paulgrow
Allen Park, MI
(Zone 6a)

September 27, 2001
7:57 PM

Post #135460

Velocitrix:
I would go with the Osmocote; it is a time release fertilizer with balanced N P K. You will not be in danger of burning anything just follow the instructions.
You could also use a water soulable (Mircle Gro or Peters) to supplement every 10 days.
I've been using this regime for the past several years.

Paul
velocitrix
Key West, FL

October 1, 2001
5:04 PM

Post #137434

Thanks Paul!

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