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PostPosted: Wed Feb 09, 2011 3:58 pm    Post subject: Seaweed Extract Reply with quote

Hiya Folks

Has anyone used Seaweed Extract on veg crops - if so is it any good?

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 09, 2011 9:43 pm    Post subject: kelp Reply with quote

I use it to keep the weeds down around new plantings and when putting in fertilizer (cow manure) as it helps to lessen the strength of the dose. The mineral value is easy to see as even on the hands, they feel soft and nourished. Agar is what it is called in a water mixture and that is what Oriental orchid growers plant the orchid seeds into when flasking due to its ability to withstand fungal growth and its positive effect on germination. I add dried seaweed watered into plants. There's more on this thread here:

http://www.gardenplansireland.com/forum/about3371.html from Nemo
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 10, 2011 9:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hiya

Thanks for the reply - great help that, will go and buy some now,and thanks for the other thread.

Very Happy Very Happy

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 10, 2011 2:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Seaweed Extract is pretty good for use on Veg alright.
One main advantage it has is it is hard to over do it and burn the crops.
It worked for the Bull McCabe in "The Field" as well, so you know its good. Wink

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 11, 2011 11:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hello James

Thanks for the reply and the information

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