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Miracle Grow?

Posted by silversword 9A (My Page) on
Mon, May 4, 09 at 18:35

Would you put this on your bamboo? If not, what would you use other than B and Fish Emulsion?


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RE: Miracle Grow?

  • Posted by kudzu9 Zone 8b, WA (My Page) on
    Mon, May 4, 09 at 18:46

Any regular fertilizer will work, including lawn fertilizer.


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Yes, but would you use it? I don't use Miracle Grow on anything, have been entirely organic but think maybe I should switch over.


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  • Posted by kudzu9 Zone 8b, WA (My Page) on
    Tue, May 5, 09 at 17:58

Yes, I would use it...there's no problem, although I tend to use a slow release fertilizer, like Osmocote, because it's easy to throw down a handful and because I'm too busy to fertilize every few weeks. Are you concerned about whether Miracle Grow is safe to use on bamboo, or are you concerned that it would be bad for the environment?


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jeez. both I guess. I try to do organic as much as possible. But I want my boo to be happy, and there is virtually no run-off from it. I really need it to get big, bushy and healthy to block out my mcmansion neighbors.


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  • Posted by kudzu9 Zone 8b, WA (My Page) on
    Wed, May 6, 09 at 18:18

I limit my use of pesticidal chemicals, but I don't get very concerned about whether a fertilizer is organic or not since it consists almost entirely of naturally-occurring, inorganic chemicals.


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I honestly didn't know that. I fertilize with fish emulsion and compost tea mostly. Thank you for the input, I really appreciate it... and will be putting osmocote and miracle grow on my boo shortly!!


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