Which fertilizer

Discussion in 'Soils, Fertilizers and Composting' started by galiano, Feb 4, 2009.

  1. galiano

    galiano Active Member

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    I have a number of raised vegetable beds and I'm needing a bit of fertilizer advice. In a couple of gardening books I've read that 10-10-10 is what I should use, while others suggest 5-10-10. I'm quite surpised at how much they suggest to use. I have a bag of 6-8-6 in my shed from last season. Is this just as good ? Or what would you suggest ?

    Here on Southern Vancouver Island it's getting close to planting time. Whoo hoo ! !

    btw I will be adding a compost / rotted manure mix also.
     
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    Ron B Paragon of Plants 10 Years

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    K Baron Well-Known Member

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    I find that the 6-8-6 mix works well in my garden, though I admit that I purchase this product on the basis of quantity and price... and the overall the effect has been fine.
     
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    Ron B Paragon of Plants 10 Years

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    Only relevant if the two different sites have identical soils. Some properties have different soils on the same site.
     

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