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Competition and interaction are inevitable, but they are also not so bad (usually). Note: also pH effects on how easily root could get nutrients. The rule is just to give enough nutrient for the plant you have. So you may give some more of the less competitive nutrients (in case of interactions). It is not easy because every soil is different, until you get ...


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My son got couple yards ( he is young and has a truck) of great looking, free mulched soil from raised beds at an apartment complex that was removing the beds. He put it in his own raised beds with results similar to yours. LATER he found out the apartment complex had been using herbicide on the raised beds because the residents were not using them and they ...


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NPK in not a composition. However fertilizer applications are relatively dilute compared to the mass of soil to which they are applied , so it is difficult to imagine a problem. Generally not a problem for a home owner depending on the exact levels and compositions of the NPK, but the mixed fertilizers can interact. I remember once getting a weak ammonia ...


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