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PostPosted: Wed Mar 31, 2010 4:52 pm    Post subject: How should I feed peas? Reply with quote

I know you shouldn't give peas nitrogen feed, (eg. Baby Bio) but what about Potash feeds, (eg. Tomato feed at half strength)?? I am growing them in my porch, in a pot. There is about five or six of them and they're about 20cm tall. Please answer. RazzRazzSmile)SmileSmile
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 31, 2010 6:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

if the soil or compost is short of potash then give them a feed of tomato feed which has high levels of Potassium and low levels of Nitrogen. Peas do not need Nitrogen but any you give them will do them no harm.
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