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Subject:  Spoon Feeding - What's Your Definition

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Penryn CA

Growers recommend spoon feeding. Is this just when the plants are smaller and you can reach each node. Or does in continue with a slow amount through the water source - drip tape or other methods.

2/26/2021 12:14:29 PM


Dillonvale, Ohio

Spoon feeding is taking the recommended amount over a given period of time and dividing it into a daily amount. As an example, if the recommendation is 7 tablespoons every week, you would feed 1 tablespoon daily

2/26/2021 9:39:50 PM


That is what I take it to be dependant on your watering schedule

2/27/2021 7:10:32 AM


Penryn CA

Thank you for the clarification.

3/4/2021 11:46:45 AM


Torrance, Ca.

Spoon feeding with every watering for the win! Tiny amounts of what is needed based off your tissue tests.

3/4/2021 9:51:30 PM


Penryn CA

Appreciate everyone's response. Last year I basically went with the amendments I added pre-planting from the soil sample recommendations from Western Lab. No other fertilizer added during the growing season , just some seaweed/kelp foliar spray on a rare basis. I need to step up and take the time figure out an easy method to spoon feed...

3/22/2021 11:15:07 AM

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