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what do you feed them?

Posted by fpgoa nj (My Page) on
Thu, Jul 9, 09 at 16:11

My pumpkins are growing pretty well t this point. I have already started harvesting zukes and some yellow summer squash are getting fattened up this week.I have a few baseball size pumpkins set on what I assume is my big max or hercules volunteer from last year. I also have some nice flowering and some female buds starting on the heirlooms I am growing this year.
For food, I have been using a regular tomato fert granular that everybody seems to recommend in the garden places around here and they get some compost tea sprayed on once a month.

What does everybody else use when the want big results when flowering and fruit stages hit? I hear I should limit the nitrogen since the vines are already established.

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RE: what do you feed them?

If you fertilize them too much they will grow more foliage.
If the color of leaves are nice green. There is no need to fertilize anymore. But if very light green/yellow then fertilize. If the leaves are dark green, you have already overfertilized them.

RE: what do you feed them?

Should I keep up the compost tea spraying?

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