Mixing constant feed for seedlings

After seedlings are up they require a smaller dose of fertilizer than what would be applied in the garden.   The MGC Book, on page 183 calls for the mixing of 1 ounce of the weekly feed fertilizer to 3 gallons of water.  It also  calls for a sprinkling can to be used for its application. 

An old laundry detergent bucket was washed out and used to hold our constant feed mix.  A measured 3 gallons of water was poured into the bucket and then the water line marked on the outside of the bucket with a marker.   

A sprinkling can is simply a can with holes made with a small nail and hammer.  For our own use here at home we took an empty 16 ounce can of green beans and made the holes in the bottom with a small nail.


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