Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Any Strange and Wonderful Visitors? Photos please!
by countrynaturals Today at 12:17 pm

» Compost Heaps
by brianj555 Today at 11:55 am

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by trolleydriver Today at 11:26 am

» Happy Autumn Equinox
by brianj555 Today at 11:24 am

» Today's Harvest
by trolleydriver Today at 11:19 am

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by AtlantaMarie Today at 8:46 am

» Amaranth
by AtlantaMarie Today at 8:44 am

» Hello from NE OHIO
by AtlantaMarie Today at 8:43 am

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by trolleydriver Today at 7:25 am

» Cucumber Plants on the Ground! :-(
by brianj555 9/21/2017, 9:27 pm

» New England September 2017
by Scorpio Rising 9/21/2017, 7:59 pm

» N&C Midwest - September 2017
by Scorpio Rising 9/21/2017, 7:56 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by stealthmayhem 9/21/2017, 5:19 pm

» Spotted Lanternfly: invasive pest "new" to the US
by sanderson 9/21/2017, 1:41 pm

» First red kidney bean harvest....now what?
by AtlantaMarie 9/21/2017, 6:28 am

» Fall Garden?
by sanderson 9/21/2017, 3:28 am

» Bug/Pest Identification....Help!
by Scorpio Rising 9/20/2017, 7:12 pm

» question about Garlic and winter
by Scorpio Rising 9/20/2017, 6:38 pm

» Ginger
by has55 9/20/2017, 2:38 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in September 2017
by Kelejan 9/20/2017, 2:29 pm

» Senseless Banter...
by AtlantaMarie 9/20/2017, 9:08 am

» harvesting wood chips
by Kelejan 9/19/2017, 9:55 pm

» Tomato Tuesday 2017
by brianj555 9/19/2017, 7:18 pm

» leeks again
by donnainzone5 9/19/2017, 12:17 pm

» WANTED: Pictures of Compost Bins
by has55 9/19/2017, 9:03 am

» My SFG Journey:Returning to the Original Square Foot Garden Method
by has55 9/19/2017, 3:05 am

» Monarch Supporter
by CitizenKate 9/19/2017, 1:43 am

» Birds of the Garden
by countrynaturals 9/18/2017, 11:29 am

» Tomatoes in New England
by Scorpio Rising 9/17/2017, 9:02 pm

» Ground Cherries
by Ginger Blue 9/17/2017, 5:39 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Yellowing Leaves - Nitrogen?

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Yellowing Leaves - Nitrogen?

Post  ASlatzer on 5/21/2013, 11:19 pm

Hi Everyone! I hope someone out there can help me, this is my first SFG and so I'm pretty new to everything. I planted my garden about 3 weeks ago and everything looked great until about a week ago. I noticed the bottom leaves on my snap peas are turning white/brown and dying, and now I noticed a pepper plant has bottom leaves that are turning yellow. Any ideas as to why this is happening or any suggestions for a remedy? Thank you much! -Angela
avatar
ASlatzer

Female Posts : 12
Join date : 2013-04-29
Age : 39
Location : Boise, Idaho

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Yellowing Leaves - Nitrogen?

Post  Lemonie on 5/21/2013, 11:33 pm

If you can post pictures, it would give a better idea of what is going on.

Are your peas touching the soil at all or showing signs of pests? They are real prone to aphids, June bugs and slugs right now. Some pea varieties have natural whitish markings that develop on the leaves as they mature.

As for your peppers, depending on how mature they are....almost all seedlings will have their first leaves turn yellow and die off as their true leaves emerge. If you are noticing general yellowing and slowed growth, it's more likely to be a nitrogen deficiency. What's your soil makeup? Any other reason you may think it is lacking or over-abundant in certain nutrients? Any other plants showing symptoms?
avatar
Lemonie

Female Posts : 192
Join date : 2010-10-24
Age : 34
Location : Georgetown, KY Zone 6a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Yellowing Leaves - Nitrogen?

Post  camprn on 5/22/2013, 7:05 am

Ditto if you could post a photo that would help us all out with a diagnosis. The bottom leaves are the oldest ones and may have reached old age and are no longer viable. you can leave them, they won't hurt anything. Is the rest of the pea plant looking good?

As to the pepper plants, they like it warm. Yellowing could be from a variety of things. Post a photo when you can.

____________________________

41 years a gardener and going strong with SFG.
http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-weeks-until-frost

There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, for instance. ~ Henry David Thoreau

http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t1306-other-gardening-books



avatar
camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14165
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 55
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

View user profile http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

Re: Yellowing Leaves - Nitrogen?

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum