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Jerry Baker Magic Tomato Plant Food! Feeds about 6 tomato plants 3 C compost/mulch/dirt 1/2 C Epsom salt 1 T baking soda 1/2 C powdered milk 1. Mix all the ingredients together in a bucket. 2. Place a handful of the mixture into the hole you are digging for your tomato plant. If you have already planted you can sprinkle a handful of the mixture around the stem of the plant and then water.

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How to prune tomatoes for the best harvest ever. Love these tips on how to get more yield from your plants.

Vinegar: Take a sample of dry dirt (about 1/4 cup), mix with distilled water to make a liquid “mud” and then start pouring household vinegar over top. If the mixture fizzes, it’s alkaline. Baking soda: Mix dry dirt and distilled water as above then start sprinkling baking soda over top. If the mixture bubbles, it’s acidic.

I do this: Keeping squash from getting out of control. Some gardeners are afraid to grow summer squash in a small space - not me, though. Whether it's yellow crookneck or zucchini, it's only got a 2' x 2' space alotted to grow in if it wants to grow in my garden. Upside down tomato cages are used to keep the leaves from sprawling out everywhere, which is quite effective - at least in my experience. IDaily attention is needed to make this happen though, as the leaves must be kept inside


Tips and Tricks for Growing Tomatoes in Containers

Tips and Tricks for Growing Tomatoes in Containers. 1. Pot: >/= 18 in. diameter. 2. Good potting soil 3. Compost 4. Fertilizer (specific to type of tomato) 5. Cage for them to grow up

Homemade Monster Tomato Fertilizer Recipe. 2-3 dozen clean crushed egg shells, 2 cups bone meal, 1/2 cup Epsom salts, 14 crushed aspirin (a natural rooting hormone!)

Potato towers - Yay! always wanted to try them but didn't have the space.

"THIS IS THE BEST TOMATO INSTRUCTION PAGE I'VE FOUND. I had no idea this was the way to plant starter plants... I'm doing this next time I plant tomato plants!

Black spots on the leaves of your rose bushes, followed by yellow leaves and then bony stems and no leaves? Pull off leaves with black spot. Mix 1/4 cup of skim milk in a gallon of water in your watering can and rinse over the rose bushes, the rose bush will sprout many new growth stalks since it responds to milk just like a good fertilizer. I would repeat this rinse every 4 weeks.

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Home made Miracle Grow - 1 Tbsp. Epsom salt & 1 Tbsp. sugar

1tsp epsom salts in 4 c warm water....spray on plant and then 10 days later it produces more fruit due to boost of magnesium... especially for tomatoes, peppers and roses


Top 10 Rules for Spring Gardening

The Top 10 Rules for Spring Gardening

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Home Made Miracle Grow - Make your Own

Home Made Miracle Grow - Make your Own - The Gardening Cook DIY Miracle Grow: Ingredients: 1 gallon of water 1 tbsp epsom salt 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp ammonia Mix all ingredients together and use once a month on your plant