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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-15-2006, 04:52 AM Thread Starter
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anyone have experience with Plantguild Green fertilizer? It says it contains all macro and micro nutrients, is it too good to be true? Also, would it be compatible for use with the EI dosing method?

i'd love to hear from any one else with ideas on my other recent post "rescaping ideas". the more suggestions the better.
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Can you find a listing or breakdown of the nutrients in the product?

Saying it contains all necessary nutrients and having them in the proper ratios and quantities is another thing.
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I would imagine that the "green fertilizer" you speak of is their pmdd mix in water. You can email them to make sure though. I'm sure they'd give you a list of ingredients and % of each.

If that's what it is, that would seem awfully expensive to me. Their pmdd mix is almost four times more expensive then Watson's pmdd mix.

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I don't believe an all in one bottle fertilizer will be a good idea, because the phosphate that should be in it will precipitate out the chelated iron that should be in it. I suspect, as jake said above, this is PMDD, which doesn't contain phosphate since PMDD dates from the era when phosphate was believed to cause algae. In any case buying it premixed with water kinda removes the "poor man's" part of the name of it.

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so greg watson is the best way to go? time to look in to that. anyone have a EI dosing for dummies? science has never been my strong suit
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