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Re: now speaking of fertilizers - Are we ready?


Speaking of fertilizers I notice Gardens Alive has all their fertilizers on
sale right now.

On 3/20/06, Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net> wrote:
>
> We have a shorter growing season than you do so a 4 to 5 month feed is
> adequate.
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone 5
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Monday, March 20, 2006 9:21 PM
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] now speaking of fertilizers - Are we ready?
>
>
> > Ah there you are Godi.... Sounds like just what I need!
> >
> > Thanks!
> > Donna
> >
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> >> Behalf Of MICHAEL HABIB
> >> Sent: Monday, March 20, 2006 8:12 PM
> >> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> >> Subject: Re: [CHAT] now speaking of fertilizers - Are we ready?
> >>
> >> Kitty,
> >> I looked at the bag and it says at 70 degrees 3 to 4 months. At 60, 4
> to
> >> 5
> >> months, and as the temps go up, 80, 2 to 3, and 90, 1 to 2.
> >> I'd rather under than over fertilize. So I do it once a year, if that.
> I
> >> add
> >> compost and leaf mulch also.
> >> Godi zone 7
> >> Mt. Vernon, VA
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> >> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >> Sent: Monday, March 20, 2006 9:24 AM
> >> Subject: Re: [CHAT] now speaking of fertilizers - Are we ready?
> >>
> >>
> >> > Is your balanced 14 Osmocote a 3-4 month feed or longer?
> >> >
> >> > Kitty
> >> > neIN, Zone 5
> >> > ----- Original Message -----
> >> > From: "MICHAEL HABIB" <godihabib@verizon.net>
> >> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >> > Sent: Monday, March 20, 2006 9:13 AM
> >> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] now speaking of fertilizers - Are we ready?
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >> Donna,
> >> >> I have a huge bag of 14-14-14 Osmocote. I find it practical, since I
> >> only
> >> >> fertilize once a year.  I use it on most plants, except the acid
> >> >> loving
> >> >> ones, they get hollytone.
> >> >> Godi zone 7
> >> >> Mt. Vernon, VA
> >> >>
> >> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> >> From: "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
> >> >> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >> >> Sent: Monday, March 20, 2006 6:40 AM
> >> >> Subject: Re: [CHAT] now speaking of fertilizers - Are we ready?
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>> My entire yard need a jump start this spring with some
> >> >>> fertilizers. Of course everything needs something
> >> >>> different and well, I am lazy, especially since
> >> >>> everything needs something and quick.
> >> >>>
> >> >>> Was thinking about giving everything a shot of a
> >> >>> standard fertilizer right after Rich's snow goes away.
> >> >>> It would give me the time to do a few things then
> >> >>> determine what everything needs specifically this
> >> >>> year.
> >> >>>
> >> >>> So any recommendations? Would I do more harm this way?
> >> >>>
> >> >>> Donna
> >> >>>
> >> >>>
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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