Bonemeal?? I need straight answers
Hi there, so can someone please let me know just how long it takes for the bacteria in soil to turn bonemeal into Phosphorous? I water the soil VERY well almost every day as my garden faces the west and gets dry fast. It's just regular bonemeal I bought from the garden centre of the local home depot type of store, it's not fine powder or anything, and I think it's bovine and not fish but I'd have to check the package.
Some say 6 months, someone on another forum on here said 2 weeks and my morning glories would start blooming, other websites say 2 months it's in full swing, 6 months of growing season and consistent watering and the effects have basically been used up. So which is it?? I'm so confused...
I know my soil needs Phosphorous. I fert'd it with a 12-4-8 and now my plants are all huge and green but struggling to push out fruit and flowers. I opted for the organic phos rather than the other stuff as my garden has had enough of that. But CAN I expect ANY results before first frost?? Will it help my tomatoes to finally flower up before October, or am I doomed to wait until next spring (which is the middle of May around here in zone 3 southern Canada, after a 6.5 month HARSH winter which will feel like FOREVER lol)
Thanks in advance!