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How to Use Compost Tea

We’ve talked before about how great compost is for your garden, but you can supercharge it by making what’s known as compost tea. As the name suggests, compost tea is basically compost that’s steeped in water. Think of it as a rejuvenating pick-me-up for your garden that will nourish it the same way that a nice hot cup of tea nourishes your body.   You don’t pour compost tea into your garden the same way you would water your garden. Instead, you can use it as a foliar spray or as a soil drench, depending on what problems your garden has that you’re trying to address. Benefits of compost tea The first benefit of compost tea is that it dilutes...

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Benefits of Organic Gardening

  When we stop to look at the quality of what we purchase in the way of herbs and vegetables, from the big grocery stores, it is easy to see the great things about organic gardening and why this type of gardening becoming more and more well-liked.   Essentially, organic gardening is a process that boosts and promotes biodiversity, natural biological cycles, and soil biological actives that restore, maintain, and improve ecological harmony.   In Standard English, organic gardening is gardening that uses Mother Nature as an assistant. The primary areas are feeding the soil through decaying organic matter, which is found around the home, garden, and using natural cycles and predators for disease and pest control.   This kind...

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Compost Tea for Lawns

'Mature' organic compost is a natural and simple choice for solving those problems. An application of 'mature' compost, along with periodic applications of compost tea, will improve the overall health & vigor of your landscape. It will also lower your overall maintenance & water requirements for the summer & thereafter. Compost is simply good for your family, lawn, & gardens. Why use compost tea for lawns? It's simply the most natural choice available. Compost Tea is safe for you and your family. It contains nothing unnatural or poisonous. Your lawn will be safe for you, your children and your pets to use during and immediately after application. Compost tea improves your lawns' drought tolerance and reduces watering requirements by improving...

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