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What is the best fertilizer for tomatoes

What is the best fertilizer for tomatoes? What is fertilizer made of?
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The best fertilizer for any veggie garden is compost and/or rotted manure. If you have a rich, well drained, organic soil, your plants will do well on their own. If you like, you can add a little slow-release granular fertilizer around your plants to help feed them through the summer. Buy a blend for designed for vegetables at your local garden center or home store. I do not recommend Miracle Gro spray for veggies. Fertilizer is made up the key ingredients plants need to live: nitrogen, phosphorous and potash as well as trace minerals.

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