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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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Fish Fertilizer for Plants

Anyone looking for an organic fertilizer has heard of fish fertilizer for plants. Further research will reveal three very different types: hydrolyzed fish, fish meal and fish emulsion. If the label does not clearly state which it is, check the nitrogen(N) levels; anything over 4 must be an emulsion (fish naturally contain about 2.3%N). The difference between the two is not that of good vs. evil, but rather the difference between a product that works and one that works once, then continues to work long after application. Ocean fish contains the full range of nutrients, vitamins, amino acids, enzymes, and growth hormones. Seawater is the world's single source of nature's balanced vital elements. The 90+ elements on the periodic table...

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Compost Tea for Cannabis

Compost tea for Cannabis sounds like some bizarre concoction, likely to be created by some mad scientist or crazed eccentric gardener. Perhaps you've never ever heard of this compost tea for cannabis information before, don't worry you are not alone by any stretch of the imagination. The big secret is about to be let out! The truth is that many good cannabis farmers have long ago learned about this tea making and have come to enjoy its strengths and benefits. Brewing this compost tea is going to become a lot more common in the not too distant future thanks in part to its impeccable green credentials. Keep reading to find out a little more and discover just how and why...

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