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donlaclair
New Port Richey, FL
(Zone 9b)

May 15, 2009
2:08 PM

Post #6551730

Can I use 10-10-10 fertilizer in my 18 gallon HEB retangluar ?What fert do you'all use? I m growing tomatoes in it. Don
Tplant
Pembroke Pines, FL
(Zone 10a)

May 15, 2009
3:34 PM

Post #6552105

Sure you can Don! Hope you used a quality container mix and not
top soil? Use one cup of 10-10-10 spread away from the plant and scratch it in. Use some mulch to prevent weeds and to keep the soil moist.
donlaclair
New Port Richey, FL
(Zone 9b)

May 15, 2009
8:12 PM

Post #6553234

How about a mix of 45% Peat 45% manure compost mix 10% perlite and a cup of garden lime?
Tplant
Pembroke Pines, FL
(Zone 10a)

May 16, 2009
3:52 PM

Post #6556198

If you used that mix you certainly don't need anymore fertilizer? However, I'm concerned about your mix holding to much water?

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