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Inexpensive compost accelerator with yeast
January 2020

Inexpensive compost accelerator with yeast

Of course, one can argue that a properly applied compost does not need an accelerator at all, but that's a matter of opinion. A very cheap compost accelerator is obtained by dissolving yeast (cubes...

Epsom salt: fertilizer for tomatoes and indoor plants
January 2020

Epsom salt: fertilizer for tomatoes and indoor plants

Who does not know this mischievous stuff when it comes to diets. But it is a great fertilizer for tomato plants. Each week, 1 tbsp Epsom salt, 2 tbsp on larger plants, and the neighbors become...

Transport horse manure
January 2020

Transport horse manure "hygienically" in the car

Horse manure is a great fertilizer and free to get at stables. (The best is the somewhat deposited older crap below.) To get him in the normal car, is not disgusting, if you have rubber boots, enough...

Naturally fertilize with stinging nettle
January 2020

Naturally fertilize with stinging nettle

Here a great tip for the natural fertilization of vegetables and flowers: Nettle Nettle is produced by collecting fresh stinging nettles, cutting them into small pieces and then adding a vat of water...

Birth control pill for orchid flowers
January 2020

Birth control pill for orchid flowers

Expired or leftover birth control pills are not worthless. Dissolve one pill in 1/4 L of irrigation water every half year - enough for 3/4 orchids. Fantastic flowers are the result (photo), here on...

Fertilizing plants with horse apples
January 2020

Fertilizing plants with horse apples

As you almost all know by now, we have a large allotment garden. Nearby is a horse farm, and often we can collect a lot of these precious legacy / horse apples to fertilize plants. I would have that...

Easy fertilization of cacti and green plants
January 2020

Easy fertilization of cacti and green plants

My cigarette ash wanders twice a week in my cacti and green plants. I collect the ashes of the day and then distribute them, about half a teaspoon. Sounds stupid, but it is not! My flowers are...

Ash as a fertilizer for plants
January 2020

Ash as a fertilizer for plants

A few days ago I got from my neighbor a small box filled with chimney as a gift and I must have looked at the opening of the box perplexed, because he said only this way: "I think you see clearly...

Calcium cyanamide: a versatile helper for the garden
January 2020

Calcium cyanamide: a versatile helper for the garden

The natural gardening is in vogue. A look into current gardens shows that the natural garden is becoming increasingly popular. Their owners want to maintain their garden as possible without...

Soot helps with plant growth
January 2020

Soot helps with plant growth

Already the old winegrowers took slates around the vineyards, so that the plants grow faster. Studies have shown that soot in the soil makes plants grow faster. Not because it serves as a fertilizer,...