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Post  Bud Alexis on 6/1/2012, 5:43 pm

Is it possible to plant too many thing too close together in a Mel's Mix? I think I planted my bell peppers too close together using past methods prior to MMix. Strangely enough everything is growing and making like crazy, even tho the plants are close together. They are so close all of them together looks like a hedge

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Post  littlejo on 6/1/2012, 7:07 pm

Well how close are they?

Since mine were so tiny, I planted my peppers 2 per square, in opposite corners. They are doing fine and have small peppers on. I was short on space so did this. I did add a lot of compost before planting.



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Post  camprn on 6/1/2012, 9:46 pm

I plant my peppers one per square and yes they will eventually look likes a hedge. Very Happy


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Post  quiltbea on 6/1/2012, 11:23 pm

I plant one per square because peppers like to rub shoulders.


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