Gro Power planting tablets

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Has anyone tried this product? I saw it listed in the back of this month's Golden Statements and was wondering if anyone has any experience with it. The 12-8-8 product also contain 20% Humus and 4% Humic acid and I remember there being a lot of debate about this on this forum in the past.

http://www.gropower.com/product_pages/gp_tablets.htm

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I've been using it and I'm pretty happy. Squirrels don’t go for it (it has no odor), it is very easy to apply and the trees are pretty green and healthy. I applied it to a few trees at first to make sure it worked with my trees, I would recommend you do the same before going crazy with the stuff. But I will say so far so good.

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I've been using it and I'm pretty happy. Squirrels don’t go for it (it has no odor), it is very easy to apply and the trees are pretty green and healthy. I applied it to a few trees at first to make sure it worked with my trees, I would recommend you do the same before going crazy with the stuff. But I will say so far so good.

JC

How often are you putting new tabs on?

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As in the previous post, how often do you apply? And, do you continue to use other methods of fertilizing such as Bonsai Pro or Plantone?

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I went thru my bucket of tablets this year. I wasn't pleased with how quickly the product broke down, particularly after a rainstorm.
 
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During the growing season, I apply them every three months or so depending how quickly they break down. I have also experimented using gro-power with fish emulsion, miracle grow and gro-better (composted chicken manure) and the results have been good. I wanted to see how gro-power works in conjunction with organics. Remember, I live in So Cal and we don't get many rain showers so the tablets probably don't break down as fast. Again, I would test them first because your conditions are probably very different than mine. Finally, I wouldn't start testing in winter because your trees won't be able to absorb nutrients and there could be a dangerous alkaline build up in your soil. Hopefully this helps.

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I notice a definite difference in growth and color. Same with liquid humic acid. It's the magic bullet, at least here in a cool misty upland rain forest.
 

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Fertilizer is fertilizer. Your trees do not care what delivery system you package it in; just so there is NPK and trace elements.
 

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During the growing season, I apply them every three months or so depending how quickly they break down. I have also experimented using gro-power with fish emulsion, miracle grow and gro-better (composted chicken manure) and the results have been good. I wanted to see how gro-power works in conjunction with organics. Remember, I live in So Cal and we don't get many rain showers so the tablets probably don't break down as fast. Again, I would test them first because your conditions are probably very different than mine. Finally, I wouldn't start testing in winter because your trees won't be able to absorb nutrients and there could be a dangerous alkaline build up in your soil. Hopefully this helps.

J.C.
I had to replace my tabs more like every 2 weeks. This summer had killer temps and I had to water daily and sometimes 2x a day. The tabs didn't hold up well under my conditions and watering.

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