What to feed tomatoes?

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  • Sum24236065 Sum24236065 on Jun 27, 2017
    But a fish emulsionn unless you have a fish tank. You can use the water from that to feed tomato plants.. You can get the emulsion at any garden center
  • Suzette Suzette on Jun 27, 2017
    Hi John, Choose a fertilizer that has a balanced ratio of the three major elements, such as 10-10-10, or where the middle number (phosphorus) is larger than the first number (nitrogen), such as 2-3-1. Tomatoes are heavy feeders and usually do need fertilizer unless your soil is very rich.

    Hope this helps!
  • Lynn Murphy-Picker Lynn Murphy-Picker on Jun 27, 2017
    I have great luck using 2 tablespoons of Epson salt per gallon of water. Water each plant well once a week. Gives the needed magnesium. I also generously sprinkle dry instant milk around each plant for added calcium. Seems to help stop bottom rot for my plants. The Epson salt water can be used on the vast majority of your veggie plants and flowers with an issue.
  • Solei Solei on Jun 28, 2017
  • Bev Bev on Jun 28, 2017
    If you purchase commercial fertilizer, avoid any with lots of nitrogen. Nitrogen supports the growth of leaves but will retard the setting of blossoms and fruit.
  • Charly Charly on Jun 28, 2017
    I use Miracle Grow every week and my tomato plants, actually, my entire garden gets huge plants and tons of vegetables.
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