do you fertilize onions grown in you sfg?

nugrdnnut(6a n-c WA)May 12, 2014

Wondering what success other's have had in growing onions in a sfg, specifically do you find that you need to fertilize your onions, and if so with what and how ofter?

My sfg mix is a "modified mel's mix"... 25% vermiculite, 25% peat, and 50% compost (which is 50% purchased and 50% home-made).

Your replies/info/experience is appreciated!

Tom

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CaraRose

I'm not organic with fertilizer, so I mix a balanced in to my beds at the beginning of each season and hit them once a month or so with a waterbased fertilizer (I think I've been using pennington)

    Bookmark   June 3, 2014 at 5:21PM
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nugrdnnut(6a n-c WA)

thank you for your follow-up CR!

    Bookmark   June 4, 2014 at 12:18AM
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