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Post  DbleT 6/5/2012, 4:01 pm

How often does one add compost once you have started your garden? I have a mixed bag of SFG squares, some with seeds and others with seedlings and then a few with small peppers starting to grow. Also. how much does one add to the sqft?

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Post  CapeCoddess 6/5/2012, 5:04 pm

I think it goes like this: every time you empty a square of plants, you add a trowel full of compost to the square before planting it again.
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Post  camprn 6/5/2012, 5:09 pm

You can also topdress the Mel's Mix with compost.

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Post  westx 6/5/2012, 7:27 pm

Like camp said you can top dress with it. I like to do that when I start seening blooms on most of the plants. It acts as a great mulch as well as providing nutrition to the plants.
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