Abstract or Description:
Gardens provide excellent quality vegetables for freshness and for processing if the crops are supplied with an adequate level of nutrients and water. Fertilizing with manures or other organic fertilizers versus “chemical” fertilizers is discussed. Advantages and disadvantages of various types of fertilization application are covered. Sections on the use of nitrogen, phosphate, micro-nutrients and soil amendments in the garden are included.
Revised 10/2014. Originally Published 1999.
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ)
University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Publication AZ1020