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Growing Zucchini, also Courgette/Marrow, Summer squash

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05 May 18 Dale (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
I have just bought some blood and bone , Can I dig in a little around my 6 week old zucchini plants ,then water it in?
07 May 18 Mike (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Yes - a light raking around the plant and water it in.But next time when preparing the soil add a bit a week or so before you plant. When preparing my soil I now put the following on. Some compost/mulch, lime, trace elements, some extra phosphate, some Epsom salts and some worm tea. Then when plants are well established I put some watered down fertiliser (N P K) if I think it needs it.
08 May 18 Dale (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Thank for that info Mike...I will get on to it now.I really want this lot to make it to the table..ha ha...Blessings to you.
10 May 18 Mike (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
Check to see if you have bees working in your area/garden otherwise you might have to hand pollinate in the mornings when the female flowers come out. they are only open for a 1/2 day.
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