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Plants respond to the garden's aesthetics, soil conditions, and the attitude of the gardener. The healthier the soil and soul, the healthier the plants become, and are therefore more able to resist insect attacks.
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You want to get a pH of 4.5. You can add soil sulfur - can be used to lower pH in an alkaline soil, and is a stimulant for soil microbial life. Use it sparingly and add it in the fall and let it set
https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20070527062324AAW1ngk This is the best I can come up with...hope it helps. Test your soil to see if you have a problem, that is the first step... Adding
The very first step in any garden is to test the soil at the beginning of each growing season. You need to do that first thing. Get a soil test kit and test your soil. It is easy. Available at any nursery
Sounds like a nutrient deficiency.... They want hugs amounts of Nitrogen....blood meal is real good for them...The tomatoes that are on there will ripen anyway...They might also need Potassium. Did you
Have never used sugar, but straight distilled vinegar will kill individual weeds if you spray or pour some on them....it makes the soil too acidic to grow anything for about 2 months. Then repeat. Very