What are these fluid-filled balls in my soil

mommaSeptember 15, 2013

Okay, so I made an attempt to grow corn in containers this summer and was indeed able to grow somewhat successfully but I found strange light yellow fluid-filled balls in the soil when I was pulling up the old plants and roots. Is there something I should be worried about or are these the nitrogen balls that are on the roots from growing corn. I am getting ready to plant seeds for root veggies and really don't want to find out down the road after the fact that this is a really bad thing.

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Did you put any slow release fertilizer in the container? Or perhaps use potting soil with fertilizer or moisture control?

    Bookmark   September 15, 2013 at 10:17PM
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rhizo_1 (North AL) zone 7

No question that these are slow release (control release) fertilizer prills.

    Bookmark   September 16, 2013 at 8:35AM
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