This year I am testing a bone meal based vegetable and tomato fertilizer. This is a natural fertilizer that provides not only phosphorus but calcium. Calcium helps avoid blossom end rot that can ruin a tomato. I thought a novel way to keep the highly attractive smelling fertilizer from the pup was to encapsulate it… Continue reading Using bone meal based vegetable and tomato fertilizer.
For the longest time, I was convinced that not having an automatic sprinkler was the main reason I killed plants. After many years of watching plants shrivel and die I got a new system and ‘oila’ I had plants that thrived like my neighbors. Well no that’s not true. Many of the plants that needed… Continue reading Soil Testing