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Sunday, July 28, 2019

 

Container garden

The tomato transplants are doing nicely so far except one. The one was fell over like a tree. Looks like a cut worm got to it or whatever ate it through the stem. Looks like I got something out there that ate a few holes in two of the plants leaves. Could not find the culprit to squash it into oblivion.

I transplanted the tomato plants deep after I snipped off a couple lower leaves which left the plant sticking up about three inches. They are up to about six or seven inches now.

I went out this past week and reinstalled a lot of the cages that I previously removed from the pails and a couple from the wooden containers. Re-bent a lot of them to just fit inside the pail. The cages stick up about three to four feet. Will add more for height if needed.  Many of the cages did not have a large enough diameter. So I took those apart and added more cage to them to increase the diameter to the pail size which is about twelve inches.

While I was re-doing the cages I found a tomato seedling about one inch tall that was in a two gallon pot where I started all the seeds. Took that and transplanted it in the container where the on got bit off at the stem. It is still there after about three days since transplanting.

Flowers are all doing great this year. The 10-10-10 ferlizerBig Grin seems to work well along with the bone meal. The tomatoes are doing well with the 10-10-10 also.

Forty pound bag of 10-10-10 was something like $12.00. Sure beats $8.00 for five pound of there so called plant specific ferlizerBig Grin.


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