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What are these fluid-filled balls in my soil

Posted by momma GA (My Page) on
Sun, Sep 15, 13 at 16:14

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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RE: What are these fluid-filled balls in my soil

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

RE: What are these fluid-filled balls in my soil

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

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