Fertilizing Impatiens

angel123(San Antonio, Tx)April 15, 2005

What do yall use to fertilize your impatiens?

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lindac(Iowa Z 5/4)

I don't....I top dress with composted manure before I plant and that's it.
Linda c

    Bookmark   April 18, 2005 at 11:16AM
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iowa50126(z5IA)

About a month after planting as bedding plants ...I give mine a quick Miracle Grow shower every other Saturday until mid Sept.

Pete in Iowa

    Bookmark   April 22, 2005 at 1:51PM
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susie53_gw

Are you planting them the same place each year? The lady from our local greenhouse told me to put a dose of lime a few weeks before planting them.. The repeated planting drains the soil.. I do this each year and it works wonders...

Susie

    Bookmark   April 23, 2005 at 9:33PM
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MrImpatiens(Zone 9 CA)

You could add some compost to the soil and some manure. That should help the soil and there should be microbs in it as well.

    Bookmark   April 25, 2005 at 12:25AM
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