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Expert Gardener All Purpose Plant Food

Posted by asleep_in_the_garden (My Page) on
Wed, Apr 17, 13 at 22:58

Anyone used it?

Someone gave me a big box of the stuff and I'm curious to see if anyone here has advice/warnings.

I've never used this stuff before. :)

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RE: Expert Gardener All Purpose Plant Food

It appears to be similar to any number of other soluble plant fertilizers. Would you like to tell us the ingredients on the label?

My only advice about fertilizers is that you understand the needs of your plants and how the product is directed to be used.

RE: Expert Gardener All Purpose Plant Food

It's 24 8 16 if that helps like a teaspoon per gallon but I'm thinking I will make it weaker than that for regular watering.

RE: Expert Gardener All Purpose Plant Food

If you don't have anything sensitive to fertilizer then as long as it is diluted more than what the directions suggest it will probably be fine. Then again, I don't know what you have :/

RE: Expert Gardener All Purpose Plant Food

Asleep, does it contain any minor elements?

RE: Expert Gardener All Purpose Plant Food

Wondered where this post went! lol

ok here's what I can make out on the side of the box(I need new glasses,ugh!).

Total Nitrogen 24%

3.1 Ammoniacol Nitrogen
1.2% nitrate nitrogen
16.1% Urea Nitrogen
0.9% Other Water Soluble Nitrogen
2.7% Water Insoluble Nitrogen

available phosphate 8.0%
soluble Potash 16.0%
Total Copper 0.7%
Total Iron 0.15%
Molybdenum 0.0005%
Total Zinc 0.06%

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