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What is wrong with my plants :(

Post  ChristyMC on 5/15/2010, 2:43 pm

Can somebody tell me what is wrong with my plants? My Dill is turning all yellow, something is getting my beans and my basil is a bit yellow too.

This is the dill.



These are the beans.



This is the basil.



When I made my Mel's Mix I did use 5 different types of compost, but I'm not sure what the problem is.
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Re: What is wrong with my plants :(

Post  timwardell on 5/21/2010, 11:04 am

Hey ChristyMC,
I just saw that no one had responded to your post. Sorry about that. This place gets busy and it happens some time. What's the current status of your plants? Have they recovered or still yellowing? If they've recovered it could have been that they just got a bit cold. If they are still yellow you could have a nitrogen deficiency. Even with a blend of compost it sometimes happens. So what's the latest?
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Post  BertieFox on 5/21/2010, 1:35 pm

I'd agree with Tim's comment as your plants look just like mine do when they go in a bit too early and get chilly. As the weather warms they should improve, especially if you give them a dilute liquid feed of general organic fertiliser. I'd recommend a seaweed solution sprayed on the leaves.
The beans are suffering from insect damage on the seed leaves, but the growing point looks healthy so this shouldn't be a problem.
The only other cause would be exceptionally limey soil or compost, but as you are using Mel's mix this shouldn't be the case.

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Post  camprn on 12/4/2010, 5:44 pm

What's Wrong With My Plants?<~~~ click here for info, thanks to the U of M!
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Post  happyfrog on 12/4/2010, 5:59 pm

@camprn wrote:What's Wrong With My Plants?<~~~ click here for info, thanks to the U of M!

now THAT is cool!!!! it's fun to look thru all the categories! i'm bookmarking that for next growing cycle!!

thank you so much for sharing that!

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Post  middlemamma on 12/5/2010, 12:33 am

Agreed. That IS awesome camprn..thank you from me as well. I am bookmarkin' too!
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