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Vigoro Tomato and Vegetable Garden 3.5 lb. Plant Food Plus Calcium
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Vigoro

Tomato and Vegetable Garden 3.5 lb. Plant Food Plus Calcium

  • Promotes vigorous growth
  • Helps grow better quality fruits and vegetables versus unfed
  • Helps prevent blossom-end rot
$5.98 /each

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Vigoro Tomato & Vegetable Garden Plant Food Plus Calcium promotes Vigorous growth and high yields. It helps prevent blossom-end rot and splitting while helping to grow better quality fruits and vegetables.

  • Promotes Vigorous growth and high yields
  • Helps prevent blossom-end rot and splitting
  • Helps grow better quality fruits and vegetables
  • Works the first time or your money back
  • Water thoroughly after applying
  • Water in or use rain to activate
  • Safe to use around other plants

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How often to re-apply this product?

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May 2, 2015
In the product description it says to Reapply every 3 months during the growing season. But under the DETAILS it shows longevity (weeks) 8, so which is it or what has worked best for you? This is my first year using it on all my vegies in my garden. I just want to be sure the BEST time to re-apply this product.
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I personally apply every two weeks at this point. Easy to apply.
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ONCE DURING THE GROWING SEASON
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I roto till this product into the soil when prepping for planting. In my short Northern growing season, I MIGHT crowd re-application by a week , BUT while the fertilizer in the soil might be petering out, there's still what's being processed in the plant to consider...stick with the recommendations UNLESS your garden is showing signs of slowing way down, check for other reasons...pests...and reapply Read More
I roto till this product into the soil when prepping for planting. In my short Northern growing season, I MIGHT crowd re-application by a week , BUT while the fertilizer in the soil might be petering out, there's still what's being processed in the plant to consider...stick with the recommendations UNLESS your garden is showing signs of slowing way down, check for other reasons...pests...and reapply close to the label's suggestion. I'm no pro, but mostly take the Zen approach and let it be a while before over reacting. Remember, when this stops being fun, shop the Farmers market, that's fun too, and you can pick their brains for good advice relative to your area.
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Rates for containers?

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August 13, 2015
Anyone know how much to apply to containers? Vigoro should list container rates on all their bags -- very frustrating they have no container guidelines, there's plenty of space on the bag. I'd like to know the rates for 5, 10, 15 + gallon planters. Also, how often to reapply.
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The formula to calculate the area(square ft.) of the container is: [ 3.14 x (radius x radius) ]
To get the volume of the container(cubic ft.) just include the container's depth:
[ 3.14 x (radius x radius) ] x depth
Calculate the radius and depth in inches. Then use a converter to convert square in/cubic in to square ft/cubic ft.
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You are right, but there are square foot guidelines. I'm guessing that Vigoro realizes that there are a million different size and shape containers out there, with a million possible treatments. If I had nothing but the bag to go on, I'd measure the widest parts of each container for a Sq. Ft. total, (LXW), and treat according to Sq. Ft. directions on the package. Your outcomes will probably fall along Read More
You are right, but there are square foot guidelines. I'm guessing that Vigoro realizes that there are a million different size and shape containers out there, with a million possible treatments. If I had nothing but the bag to go on, I'd measure the widest parts of each container for a Sq. Ft. total, (LXW), and treat according to Sq. Ft. directions on the package. Your outcomes will probably fall along the recommendations of other companies like Miracle Gro. Like 1 tsp per sq ft, at the times on the back panel.
Good Luck and keep checking your post, as there are probably other good solutions on the way.
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What do the numbers 12-10-5 at the lower part of the package signify?

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Those numbers represent the percentages of three ingredients that plants use to grow and be healthy. They are Nitrogen, Potassium and Phosphorus. Almost all plants dig for these ingredients in the existing soil with their roots. Fertilizing (judiciously) supplements what the plants may or may not find in your soil, and amp up their productivity, size, color, etc. This fertilizer is sort of like a Read More
Those numbers represent the percentages of three ingredients that plants use to grow and be healthy. They are Nitrogen, Potassium and Phosphorus. Almost all plants dig for these ingredients in the existing soil with their roots. Fertilizing (judiciously) supplements what the plants may or may not find in your soil, and amp up their productivity, size, color, etc. This fertilizer is sort of like a balanced multivitamin for plants.
There are natural ways to provide these nutrients that are easier on the soil and the plants; that's what "organic" is all about. Wise choice but lots more work, especially for someone with a small garden.
Application instructions are on the back of the package. Just like laundry detergent, it's easy to over- do. There are no fertilizer police...It's OK to start with less, observe the results and adjust as needed. Read Less
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That is the formula for the mix. 12-10-5 = Nitrogen-Phosphorous-Potassium. Nitrogen for the foliage, phosphorous for the roots system, and potassium for the bloom. The calcium helps to prevent 'blossom end rot' that occurs on many vegetables. Personally, I prefer a more balanced formulation after the plant has grown. I am more concerned with the fruit part than the amount of leaves, although the leaves Read More
That is the formula for the mix. 12-10-5 = Nitrogen-Phosphorous-Potassium. Nitrogen for the foliage, phosphorous for the roots system, and potassium for the bloom. The calcium helps to prevent 'blossom end rot' that occurs on many vegetables. Personally, I prefer a more balanced formulation after the plant has grown. I am more concerned with the fruit part than the amount of leaves, although the leaves are needed for photosynthesis. Read Less
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Made of vigorous is 2 years old . Did lose strength?

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Tomato and Vegetable Garden 3.5 lb. Plant Food Plus Calcium is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 52.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from THE BEST ! used for 7 years.best tomato ever,so good. everyone says these are the best tomato they have ever ate. we give a lot of tomato away , my daughter never liked tomato but she loves these ,they are the only tomato she will eat. can't hardly wait til we get the first tomato , i love tacos ,hamburgers, BLT with turkey bacon, salads, and just a big ol plate of sliced tomato .soooo gooood !
Date published: 2016-04-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good Product! Would like to start of by stating that I was knew to vegetable gardening, and was l... Good Product! Would like to start of by stating that I was knew to vegetable gardening, and was looking around for a good product to supplement tomatoes and cucumbers. This worked great...very easy to use, and you can see results. I was very happy with a good harvest for my first try, and plan on using this again next year for sure.
Date published: 2016-10-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good stuff. I use this fertilizer every year on my tomatoes. Easy to apply and a great value. Why buy anything else?
Date published: 2016-06-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best fertilizer for tomatoes Use this for all my veggies. Increased yields, especially in tomatoes. They love calcium.
Date published: 2016-08-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from good stuff for the best bigger tastiest jucyiest tomatoes you can grow used this stuff for 8 years.
Date published: 2016-08-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Vigora My plants are looking healthy and strong,cant wait for the harvest time
Date published: 2016-06-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best product It helps plants to grow and bear fruit, tomattoes and other vegetables.
Date published: 2016-10-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good for vegetables Easy to use, just sprinkle and watch your vegetable flourish!
Date published: 2016-10-06
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