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A Miracle-Gro Mess!

Gardening Reference » Gardening in 2006
by hwmabire3 on May 16, 2006 03:10 PM
Last night I decided to give some miracle-gro to my veggie garden because I could tell my squash weren't getting enough nutrients. So, I mixed it according to the directions, one tablespoon per gallon of water. I made several batches and eventually had watered the entire garden. Well, I then noticed that the box said it was Miracle-Gro BLOOM BOOSTER! Meant for flowers, not veggie plants. I don't see any negative effects, so I'm just wondering, is this stuff going to kill my garden? Does it matter if I use flower food or veggie food? Just guys rock!
by Jiffymouse on May 16, 2006 03:17 PM
no, it won't kill your garden, but i'd give the garden an extra watering...

by the way, where in p'cola are you? i grew up on the west side, west of myrtle grove!
by hwmabire3 on May 16, 2006 04:13 PM
I'm in the Brownsville area of Pensacola....not a very good neighborhood to be in, but, oh well.
by weezie13 on May 16, 2006 05:00 PM
On vegetables you need a flower to grow a
squash, so that stuff is okay..
I wouldn't always go too heavy on it, and
try it half strength.. then you won't over stimulate...

The number on your container is it something like 10~60~10,
where the middle number is higher????

What other "vegetables" did you use it on??????

****I would say something like a lettuce or beets you wouldn't want to use it on, cause it causes the veggie to "bolt" and produce a flower and make seeds****

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by johnCT on May 17, 2006 01:05 AM
Not ideal for a veggie garden, but it won't hurt anything.

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