How do I get my outdoor veggies to grow?

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q about my outdoor vegetables they are in containers in the they

My vegetables are not growing like they should and I’m fed him and all but they growing real slow could you give me some hints

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  • Em Em on Jun 26, 2019

    Please re-write in a form of a question. We cannot help without knowing what you want to do.

  • GrandmasHouseDIY GrandmasHouseDIY on Jun 26, 2019

    Hi Evelyn, have you looked into miracle grow veggie fertilizer? That might help quite a bit! Most vegetables are sun loving so I would move them to spot on your patio where they can get the absolute most sun possible.

  • It depends on the type of vegetable you're trying to grow... tomatoes need a lot of sun, so try to put those in the sunniest spot available. I would recommend looking up each vegetable individually to find out how much sun and water they need. Also, some do better than others in containers. Good luck!

  • Robyn Garner Robyn Garner on Jun 26, 2019

    Check to be certain you don't have aphids. They can stunt growth. I also only use MiracleGro. Agree that most veggies need lots of sun but check. How is the watering? Water until it comes out the drainage holes and then allow to dry up to the first knuckle on your finger.

  • Sue Sue on Jun 26, 2019

    On tomato plants, snip bottom leaves (they sap energy from the rest of the plant) and plant the tomato deep, half way up the stem. Agree with miracle grow or some type of plant food or fertilizer.

  • Dmholt4391 Dmholt4391 on Jun 26, 2019

    I looks like they may not get enough sun. Also, about he tomatoes. Don't know if you've grown them before, but to get the best out of them, pinch off those little 'suckers' that start between the branch and stem. They suck up energy that can go to the making of the tomato, and give you nothing in return. Good luck with your 'garden'. :)

  • Vfe17812624 Vfe17812624 on Jun 27, 2019

    tomatoe plants like calcium tablets

  • Joanna - Gingham Gardens Joanna - Gingham Gardens on Jun 27, 2019

    Hi Evelyn - it looks like the pots are shaded by the building. Can you move them to an area where they get full sun. Make sure they are getting enough water and fertilize them with a fertilizer designed for vegetables. I like organic fertilizers. Good luck and happy gardening!

  • Amanda Amanda on Jun 28, 2019

    Hi Evelyn,

    Once a week I fertilize mine with whats called fish fertilizer. You mix it with water and it is organic. It works well and keeps the plants fed. Good Luck!