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I have always started my seeds and never fertilized. This year I really want to push the envelope and try to get bigger yields and overall healthier plants. I bought Miracle Gro seed starter mix this year, because that's all I could find. I guess there's not a big demand for potting soil in Northern Illinois in January. Then there's fertilizer. What? How much? How often? I figured I would start off just mulching them with compost soon after they went into the garden. Hopefully, this will aid in weed control as well. Here's the lineup:
Seed Savers heirloom pack:
Gold medal... love these. Best fried green tomatoes ever!
Park Seed Rainbow Blend Heirlooms:
Aunt Ruby's German Green
Black from Tula
Dixie Golden Giant
I used the Miracle grow starter mix type ptting soil many times good it is and always has been . Grandma always enjoyed growing BIG RAINBOW TOMATOES she grew a 3 a 5 and a 7 lb Tomato from those , Left me an envious "wanna be" that year for sure
Have a great time with those sounds like a great lineup..