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Fertilizer for "root" crops?

Okay, if I am using Tomato-Tone for the things with fruit, Toms, Peppers, Cukes, etc...

and Vegi-Tone for the things with leaves....

Then what kind of fertilizer should I use for things that grow in the ground and you eat the roots, like carrots, radishes, and onions?

Super Green Thumb
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Simplify your life! :D

Use compost on all of 'em. Really. No worries then about too much/too little nitrogen/phosphorus/potassium, PLUS compost contains a full diet of nutrients, not just The Big Three.

Side dress and water in. Your own homemade compost will likely have a wider variety of nutrients than any single-source commercial compost.

Cynthia H.
Sunset Zone 17, USDA Zone 9

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