Right after plating watermelons, a nitrogen-based fertilizer is the optimal choice. After the plants begin flowering, a phosphorus and potassium-based fertilizer is best. More »

The best fertilizer for growing watermelons is a 5-10-10 mixture in the beginning and a 33-0-0 mixture towards the middle of the watermelon growth cycle. The best mulch for growing watermelons is a mixture of straw, gras... More »

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Sugar baby watermelons require about 75 days to fully mature. Watermelons grow best in warm, damp soil and require fertilizer, mulch and protection from pests to successfully mature. Sugar baby watermelons can be watered... More »

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The best fertilizer for growing watermelons is a 5-10-10 mixture in the beginning and a 33-0-0 mixture towards the middle of the watermelon growth cycle. The best mulch for growing watermelons is a mixture of straw, gras... More »

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The amount of fertilizer needed per acre is dependent upon many factors, including the type of plant being fertilized. In addition, the amount of nitrogen in the ground must be considered before applying fertilizer. More »

The best fertilizer for squash is a balanced 10-10-10 fertilizer. The nitrogen helps the plant grow, while the potassium and sodium improve fruit production. The fertilizer may be either granular or water soluble. More »

According to Weekend Gardener, while no single fertilizer is proper for all plants, its most highly rated fertilizer is alfalfa meal with an N-P-K ratio of 2.7 - 0.5 - 2.8. Weekend Gardener claims that this type of ferti... More »

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