Originally Posted by Richard
Benny, you are right on top of nutrition and in an admirably frugal way! It is wise to monitor potted plant pH since our southern California water tends to raise the pH over time. If you use a fertilizer that contains humic acids then this is not an issue. The GroPower brand works out to be about $14 per tree per year. If your tree produces sixty fruits each year then thats about 25 cents per fruit not counting the water bill. It would seem your solution is far cheaper.
Yes, I always think of ways how I can grow my trees in the most cheap ways that I can. And to me when you say admirably frugal way, I just had to smile because you hit me right in the head.
And thanks for all the good info you are giving us.