Soil Ammendments

30 Tips for a Great Vegetable Garden Harvest Plus 6 Garden Recipes


This vegetable gardening post brought to you by Gilmour. The content and opinions expressed below are that of The Gardening Cook. July is that time of the year when vegetables are starting to really show up in a garden. How is yours doing?

Do you have a great vegetable harvest, or is yours just so so this year? Follow my 30 tips for a great vegetable garden harvest, and you will be bringing in baskets of fresh vegetables all summer long this year.

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Soil Amendments that work in the South Waterfront

This post will be a list of the soil amendment formulas that our gardeners have had great success with.

Remember, the soil we purchase is pretty basic topsoil and needs compost to break it up, as well as good fertilizer.

Please email me with your formula for great success this season.

Judy W. : I just put in two bags of organic compost and two bags of organic chicken manure, mixing it into my bed.  I also put in a handful of organic vegetable fertilizer into each hole when planting my starts.  Also important to use a small handful of lime when planting any plant with a blossom end, i.e. tomatoes, cucumbers, zucchini, peppers, etc. to prevent blossom end rot.