mom. Organic Gardening. October 16th , 2017.
Every gardens shouldn’t be left by their own, particularly vegetable gardens. Sure they naturally have soil, can get water and nourishment from under ground. But they also could get thrive better just with boost them a little bit. That's the reason why organic fertilizers for vegetables are made. Organic compost will give plenty of benefits to your garden as you feed your plants with this natural stuff.
How to make your own organic fertilizer using regularly generated household wastes
Whether you like organic herb or regular vegetable gardening, you should always use compost made of organic materials. Even you can make your own organic compost using your kitchen wastes (everything raw and uncooked except seafood, chicken, meat, and citrus-based products) as well as garden wastes (suh as grass clippings, fallen foliage, etc.). Keep the wastes inside a locked container. Spray some water on it, give it regular turning & mixing, and after some time, you’d have yourself natural compost.
Worm castings as fertilizer?
You could also use worm castings partcularly to grow vegetables. This natural fertilizer is more packed with nutrients compared to the ordinary composts (such as leaf compost). Worm castings give more help to improve the moisture retention from a worn- ut soil. Worm castings also boost up its other properties (the drainage, soil stability, and aeration).
Other samples of organic fertilizers
There are many choices of good organic fertilizers you can apply in your vegetable garden. The options are:
•Corn Gluten Meal
A better alternative to chemical fertilizers
Chemical fertilizers on plants can be harmful for health , especially if it is used on plants that are commonly consumed by humans and animals. Natural organic fertilizers give better substitutes compared to toxic fertilizers especially if it’s used for vegetable plants. It's important to always make it available for the plants key nutrients like nitrogen (for the sake of chlorophyll production ), potassium (for the development of fruit and flower plants), and phosphorus (to strengthen the root systems), beside other elements (like boron, iron, zinc, and copper).
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