Burra Maluca wrote:
It hasn't gone wrong - it just hasn't worked yet. [snip] In a few years it won't be necessary as the mulch will have broken down and released it's nitrogen...
Bermuda grass hay is the last grass that I would use in my garden. It is hard enough to get rid of it, but if you add even the dried Bermuda grass hay, you are, in fact planting it.
Nitrogen fixing takes several years? I didn't realize that. That explains a lot! I'll do more clover over the winter.
As for the pee fertilizer, I've suggested to the family that they help me out. I got the mom's-gone-off-her-rocker look......
Project tinkle and sprinkle is underway. The plants are still small, but they started looking greener very quickly after I started adding "liquid gold."
Following up.... After using diluted urine as liquid fertilizer a couple of times a week, the squash leaves are no longer yellow, though the plants are still small. The tomatoes look amazingly healthy and happy -- far better than I ever expected. Thanks, everyone!