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Re: kelp

I know this. I didn't know we couldn't trust the NPK information. I don't trust any synthetic fertilizer myself, because they're not obliged to state what the allegedly "inert" ingredients are. Those may even be radioactive wastes. Do you have a published source for your statement that the 0 phosphate is just because government regulations prohibit a listing of nutrients not immediately available? Thanks, Margaret L

Additional info on kelp:Produces hormones which promote root development,
cell elongation, and general growth.Acts biochemically and
electro-magnetically to make plants more disease resistant.  Contains
natural anti-biotics effective against detrimental fungi.Acts as a
culture medium for growth of phytotropic bacteria which account for up to
50% of photosynthesis in the plant.Conditions soil, increases moisture
retention and soil aeration.Increases plant's ability to take up trace
elements.Helps plants resist stress; makes grasses tougher and more
tolerant; helps lawn over-winter; aids in thatch decomposition.Has
insecticidal properties on sap-sucking insects; controls nematodes;
attracts earthworms to upper level of soil to promote aeration.Used as a
seed pretreatment, hastens germination, stimulates blossom and fruit
developmnet, produces healthier color, earlier fruit set, prevents fruit
drop.Used as a mulch in hydroseeding, it binds topsoil surface, promotes
germination, and reduces soil moisture evaporation. Kitty

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