hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

Unauthorized use of a plant doesn't invalidate it's patent

RSS story archive

Re: it's rooted, seaweed [kelp]

Offhand, I couldn't say.  Would require research.

> [Original Message]
> From: Margaret Lauterbach <melauter@earthlink.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 12/15/2002 12:33:38 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] it's rooted, seaweed [kelp]
> That's complete news to me, Kitty.  They surely never mentioned that in
> Master Gardener courses.  So, how much phosphorus would you say
> is available?  Margaret L
> >Margaret,
> >Guaranteed Analysis (GA) must list only what is IMMEDIATELY available. A
> >lot of natural fertilizers contain elements that need to be broken down
> >over time.  Consequently Kelp contains more nitrogen than the 1% shown,
> >just available a little later.  It also contains the phosphorous that
> >appears to be missing because it requires time and friendly organisms to
> >break it down before it becomes available.  It's all there, but the
> >government won't allow it to be listed in the GA.
> >Kitty

To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the

Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index

 © 1995-2015 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement