General Rules for feeding vegetables.


Tomatoes under glass.

When the fruit on the first truss is pea size.

Tomatoes outdoors.

When the fruit on the second truss is pea size.

Peppers and Aubergines

When fruit is golf ball size.

Melon

When first fruit is swelling.

Courgettes, Marrows and Cucumbers

When first picking starts.

All root vegetables.

Never. If the ground is correctly prepared.

Onions and Leeks

Never. If the ground is correctly prepared.

Onions and Leeks for exhibition.

Never. If the ground is correctly prepared. However they respond to a feed of Nitrate of Soda if a burst of growth is needed.

Brassica

Never. If the ground is correctly prepared.


NEVER FORGET PLANTS DONíT HAVE TEETH, THEY DO NEED WATER TO TAKE UP THE NUTRIENTS IN THE GROUND!

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