Square Foot Gardening Forum

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.


Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Grow light stand for less than $10.00
by MrBooker Today at 3:21 pm

» To all my SFG pals and more.
by llama momma Today at 3:20 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by trolleydriver Today at 3:14 pm

» Spring Fever Anyone?
by countrynaturals Today at 3:09 pm

» New England January 2017
by CapeCoddess Today at 2:20 pm

» My Shreveport Garden 2017
by countrynaturals Today at 1:15 pm

» Butterfly Junction
by countrynaturals Today at 12:15 pm

» Forum Poll: Social Media
by countrynaturals Today at 12:07 pm

» Cauliflower
by yolos Today at 12:04 pm

» 2017 SFG in Brooks, Ga
by yolos Today at 11:44 am

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by sanderson Today at 2:56 am

» 2017 Burpee seeds are already on display at HD
by yolos Today at 12:49 am

» EMT Clips
by sanderson Yesterday at 6:51 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by sanderson Yesterday at 4:24 pm

» Baker Creek's Seed Bank Store in Petaluma, CA
by sanderson Yesterday at 4:18 pm

» Senseless Banter...
by sanderson Yesterday at 4:02 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing January 2017
by Kelejan Yesterday at 3:04 pm

» Making Smoothies
by sanderson Yesterday at 12:45 am

» Holy snow Batman!
by AtlantaMarie 1/20/2017, 8:18 pm

» Food Dehydrators
by sanderson 1/20/2017, 1:21 pm

» Green Ice Leaf Lettuce
by MrBooker 1/20/2017, 4:46 am

» Gardening Australia
by Scorpio Rising 1/19/2017, 10:05 pm

» New Forum Feature
by Scorpio Rising 1/19/2017, 9:56 pm

» Microgreens Gardening
by yolos 1/19/2017, 9:45 pm

» Hi from Acworth GA
by AtlantaMarie 1/19/2017, 9:40 pm

» N & C Midwest: January 2017!
by Scorpio Rising 1/19/2017, 6:14 pm

» California's Drought
by sanderson 1/19/2017, 5:46 pm

» Winter Sowing vs. Winter Growing
by has55 1/19/2017, 3:32 am

» heirloom seed companies around a lot of the world
by ralitaco 1/18/2017, 10:58 pm

» What about ink on newspaper and cardboard for mulch?
by Scorpio Rising 1/18/2017, 9:23 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Plants are slightly yellow

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Plants are slightly yellow

Post  CherylB on 7/11/2010, 9:34 pm

I just planted my first square foot garden this year and am enjoying how easy it is. I do have one concern that my plants are slightly yellowish. What may I be missing in the soil. (I did the Mel's mix the best I could)

Thanks for your help
Cheryl

CherylB

Posts : 1
Join date : 2010-07-11
Location : Sherwood Park, AB Canada

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: Plants are slightly yellow

Post  camprn on 7/11/2010, 9:45 pm

Congrats on your 1st SFG! I would suggest testing your soil. It will tell you a few things you will want to know, your soil pH and the nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium levels. It's a good place to start. Once you know what you are missing then you can add what you need.

camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14040
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 54
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

Feed 'em promptly

Post  Weedless_ on 7/11/2010, 9:48 pm

I am a first timer too. All my sprouts came out beautiful, but then within 2-3 weeks turned yellow and kinda stuck in their growth rate. I first read somewhere that beans do that, until root system develops, but no, all other plants started doing the same thing exactly. So I bought some organic vegetable food, and fish emulsion, and gave them a good feeding. I saw green literally overnight. Go ahead and give them at least a fish emulsion wash. They do 1 tsp per gallon of water, and that is enough for 50 sq ft, which is enough for three 4x4 boxes. Everything started beaming upwards immediately after the feed.

Weedless_

Female Posts : 233
Join date : 2010-05-23
Age : 44
Location : Prattville-AL, Zone 8

View user profile http://www.eatalready.com

Back to top Go down

Re: Plants are slightly yellow

Post  Sponsored content Today at 3:23 pm


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