Bucket Gardens

Your bucket gardens are depending on you for all of their nourishment.  Make sure to give them a dose of good organic fertilizer every 3 weeks.  Put it around the base of the plants and then mix it in.  You can then put some compost on top for added nutrients and moisture control if you like.  Remember to keep it watered but not soaking wet.  If you have a bucket garden with squash in it refer to May’s issue of The Sprout to fight off Squash Vine Borers and Squash Bugs.

Here is what our local stores carry:

Amkon carries Lady Bug Organic All Purpose Fertilizer  and Organic All Purpose Fertilizer

Garden-Ville carries Buds and Blooms and Soil Food Select

Lowes Carries Organic composted cow manure

Advertisements

One Response

  1. I wanted to give you an update on my bucket garden. You gave me one with basil and tomato and they are both growing like gangbusters!! I recently moved from an apartment to a house so I was able to transplant them both into larger containers and they continue to thrive. I had my first bite of basil recently and it was great. Thanks so much!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: