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Question about fertilizing - vegetables

Gardening Reference » Gardening in 2004
by BigJimSlade on August 30, 2004 05:52 AM
Hello,

I am growing somer tomatoes and peppers on my back porch. I have them in pots with Miracle Gro. Will I be hurting the plants if I also feed them Miracle Gro water soluble vegetable fertilizer as the packaging recommends, or would the Miracle Gro by itself be enough for the plants?

Thanks,

Big Jim
by Phil and Laura on September 01, 2004 01:30 PM
Hey BigJim,
Kinda depends on the plant size, if they are about to flower, then I would fertilize, but with a fert. labeled with a higher P, NPK, the P being phospherous and promoting flowers, too much nitrogen N, will cause abundant growth, but a late fruit set, Oh and WELCOME to the Garden Helper

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