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Post  jimmy cee on 7/24/2016, 11:03 am

has55 wrote:How often are you making compost tea? weekly?
I was planning on keeping a container brewing during the entire growing season, however, due to issues here at home I am happy to do it when I can. Maybe  a bucket a week or more.
As I mentioned, it won't hurt to keep it going continually, just don't allow microbes in the tea to overpopulate.
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Post  has55 on 7/25/2016, 4:28 am

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has55 wrote:How often are you making compost tea? weekly?
I was planning on keeping a container brewing during the entire growing season, however, due to issues here at home I am happy to do it when I can. Maybe  a bucket a week or more.
As I mentioned, it won't hurt to keep it going continually, just don't allow microbes in the tea to overpopulate.

thanks JC
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Post  sanderson on 7/25/2016, 3:18 pm

How is wife doing? Hope recovery is going smoothly.

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Post  jimmy cee on 7/26/2016, 3:57 am

sanderson wrote:How is wife doing?  Hope recovery is going smoothly.
Hi Sanderson
Been a tough few months on her. A six treatment course was prescribed, stopped after five because the Dr. did not want to have her condition deteriorate more. She has been off now for 5 weeks and I'm not happy with the recovery.
Trembling and memory loss is bad. My wife was one of those women who remembered just about everything, now very poor memory for recent activity..
I only hope she comes back thanks for asking.
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Post  sanderson on 7/26/2016, 4:23 am

I am so, so sorry it is not going well. I don't know what else to say. I forgot what the original diagnosis was but I thought it was more easily treatable.

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Post  AtlantaMarie on 7/26/2016, 8:31 am

Oh, Jimmy, I'm sorry... Please keep us informed... Know I'm sending healing thoughts her way!
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Post  jimmy cee on 8/10/2016, 9:29 pm

August 5 peppers are taking off since I pruned them back and watering with compost tea.
I counted 18 little peppers on one plant.







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Post  sanderson on 8/10/2016, 11:32 pm

Jimmy, Gorgeous! How do they compare with the peppers without compost tea?

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Post  AtlantaMarie on 8/11/2016, 7:09 am

18 on one plant??? NICE! I guess I know what I'll be doing with my pepper plants next year...
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AtlantaMarie wrote:18 on one plant???  NICE!  I guess I know what I'll be doing with my pepper plants next year...
Marie, I hope and wish they mature right, however that's not to say the 18 will go all the way..
I know one thing !!! I'l never let a pepper plant grown without pruning again.
I'll keep this post up to date
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Post  CapeCoddess on 8/11/2016, 12:27 pm

Shocked 18??? Now I'm a believer! (and I didn't even have to see her face)
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Post  AtlantaMarie on 8/11/2016, 3:17 pm

Yeah, Jimmy, I understand. But still....

CC, I'm with you!!
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