Compost Tea

Compost tea is an organic fertilizer or tea “brewed” with mature, finished compost. Used as a root drench or a foliar spray, compost tea is an inexpensive and easy-to-make nutritional supplement for your plants. But wait, there’s more!

Organic vs. Inorganic Fertilizers

When your soil needs amending or your plants need a nutritional boost, your choices of fertilizer can be overwhelming. Although I am not a professional, I can give you some basic information on organic and inorganic fertilizers so you can decide which type to use and when. But wait, there’s more!

Major Soil Nutrients

Just as you need nutrients to survive, so do plants. Plants obtain their nutrients from the soil they are planted in. Bad soil, sick plants. I found this out the hard way my first year planting. Because the top soil I bought for my raised beds came from a forest, I assumed my plants had all the nutrients they needed to thrive. My new plants told me otherwise. But wait, there’s more!