FERTILIZING THE GARDEN.

Asked June 18, 2019, 4:24 PM EDT

I WOULD LIKE TO USE MIRACLE GROW ON MY GARDEN. IS THERE A DO IT YOURSELF PLAN FOR CONSTRUCTING AN IN LINE HOSE FEEDER FOR THE SOLUBLE FERTILIZER SO AS I AM WATERING IT WILL SIPHON THE FERTILIZER AS WELL?

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1 Response

Thank you for contacting Ask an Expert. I'm not exactly sure what your purpose is in doing this or how much complexity you wish to entertain but here is an article for you.
https://extension.uga.edu/publications/detail.html?number=B1237&title=Fertilizer%20Injectors:%20...
This link provides an excellent overview.
http://extension.missouri.edu/webster/documents/presentations/2017-01-11_IllinoisCropsConference/201...
There are a number of companies that offer products for this purpose. If you choose to design your own use the links above for basic information.
Here is another link that you might find helpful for do it yourself design
https://digitalcommons.usu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2054&context=extension_curall
I strongly recommend you do a soil test first so you know what amounts of fertilization are needed. https://homesoiltest.msu.edu You should also be aware of the fertilization requirements for various crops or plants you are growing.
Enjoy the season!