Do you think our plants are looking healthy?


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We are wondering if anyone sees any issues starting with our plants so far. It would be great to fix any potential issues before they become problems that hurt the success of our garden. We are making weekly videos to document our first year of gardening. Please watch and let us know your thoughts! Thank you!
 
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Many of the plants are yellowing. If this is not addressed while the plants are young it will stunt them. They are suffering from a nutrient deficiency, probably nitrogen.
 
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Primarily a compost blend with some soil from the backyard. Haven't yet gotten an actual soil test or anything, unfortunately.
 
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Primarily a compost blend with some soil from the backyard. Haven't yet gotten an actual soil test or anything, unfortunately.
If you have any pine trees nearby your soil is probably acidic and if too acidic that can stop the uptake of some nutrients but the soil has to be really acidic which I don't think yours is to stop uptake. What did you fertilize with?
 
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Yeah there aren't any pine trees nearby.
We haven't fertilized. We've only amended the soil with compost.
 
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Actually no, this is all brand new to us.
Any tips you can share?
The only con about Organic fertilizers is that they cost a little more at first but over time the extra cost is nothing because of the money saved on pesticides and fungicides. Money is also saved because of the invariable mistakes made by over fertilizing with synthetics. Organics also improve the soil each and every time you put some out. Synthetics burn out the organic matter in soil and leave behind mineral salts. Go to Forums on this site and go to the Organic Gardening forum and go to the very end of it and read forward. You will learn a lot.
 
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