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    gary350 replied to the thread side dress sweet corn at v12?.
    I read online purple color means soil has a shortage of something that can be corrected with fertilizer. I had several purple colors...
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    gary350 replied to the thread side dress sweet corn at v12?.
    Corn likes lots of water. Our summers are very dry June to Oct 98°F all summer with only 1/2" to 1" of rain every month. I hate to...
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    gary350 replied to the thread side dress sweet corn at v12?.
    Learn what each plant likes then try to give each plant what it needs. You need to learn tricks how to deal with mother nature. Look...
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    gary350 replied to the thread side dress sweet corn at v12?.
    We have relatives in Michigan, I have been there many times and lived there once. Relatives in Cadillac MI last frost is about June...
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    gary350 replied to the thread side dress sweet corn at v12?.
    I plant seeds 5" apart and I NEVER thin them out. All corn rows stay 5" seed spacing until harvest.
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    gary350 replied to the thread side dress sweet corn at v12?.
    9-58-8 is a strange fertilizer. I would try and mix that with other fertilizers to get something good for certain plants. If you mix...
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    gary350 replied to the thread side dress sweet corn at v12?.
    It is hard to over dose corn with too much, N, P, K, but other plants in the garden will not like 15-15-15. A better general purpose...
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    gary350 replied to the thread side dress sweet corn at v12?.
    Do not trench in fertilizer. Pour fertilizer on the soil around the plants then water the fertilizer it will dissolve in water then...
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    gary350 replied to the thread side dress sweet corn at v12?.
    NEVER heard of v6 or v12 or any other v stuff in 45 years of gardening. Fertilize soil with Urea 1 lb every 40 ft row 1 week before...
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