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Old 06-27-2012, 04:58 PM   #3
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Re: Why is my garden not growing?

Originally Posted by 3lilbubs View Post
It sounds like there's some nitrogen deficiency definitely. I think if your whole garden is this way and has been for some time you need to start from rock bottom and get a soil ph test. A local nursery can tell you where to get one, may even be able to do it. What I personally would do this late in the season is locate some aged horse manure... lots of it.. and mulch your plant beds deeply. Give them a good 4" to 6" of manure. Liquid fertilizer at this point is going to shock them and cause a lot of rapid soft growth that will bring on pests so be on the lookout for infestations.
hmmm ok. I will look for some manure to try to salvage what I have.

I am considering next year just moving the entire thing and doing some boxes in another part of the yard.
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