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This page contains tips and advice about using fertilizer in your garden.
Using Wood Ashes in Your Garden
This is a guide about using wood ashes in your garden. Wood ash can be a good source of potassium, that many garden plants love.
Finding Free Manure
If you have farms nearby, it may be easy to find free manure. This is a guide about finding free manure.
Save Eggshells for Planting Tomatoes
Adding eggshells to your garden and compost is a common all natural way to add key nutrients to the soil. This is a guide about save egg shells for planting tomatoes.
Homemade Fertilizer from Kitchen Scraps
Don't throw out your eggshells, banana peels, or used coffee grounds. Use them to feed your plants! Just cut the peels into small pieces and crush the eggshells with the bottom of a mug. Mix all of them together then spoon into your flower pots.
Save Egg Shells for Planting Tomatoes
To prevent blossom rot, I put a handful of egg shells in the hole with the tomato plant when setting them. This gives the tomatoes calcium and it works.
Plant Matchsticks with Peppers
If you put a couple of matchsticks in the hole before you put your pepper plant in, you will be providing the plant with phosphorus, and you will get a more robust plant.
Using Alpaca Manure in Your Garden
Alpaca manure makes a great soil conditioner for your garden, it improves soil quality, water retention, and is a good fertilizer. This is a guide about using alpaca manure in your garden.
The Basics of Fertilizing Trees
Trees, like all plants, grow best when given appropriate nutrients. Fertilizers are a great way to ensure your trees get all the nutrients they need. This is a guide about the basics of fertilizing trees.
Crush Egg Shells With a Rolling Pin
Egg shells are a great source of calcium for tomatoes and peppers. I put a handful in the hole with the plants when setting them out. It helps to prevent blossom rot.
Using Cow Manure in Your Garden
Manure is a nearly perfect natural fertilizer that can be used throughout your garden. This is a guide about using cow manure in your garden.
Using Chicken Manure as Garden Fertilizer
Composted chicken manure when mixed with your topsoil makes a great fertilizer. This is a guide about using chicken manure as garden fertilizer.
Eggshells for Your Garden
Especially when planting tomatoes, eggshells can really help your plants, to provide nutrients. There is in fact a specific tomato ailment (blossom end rot) that can be cured by supplementing the soil with calcium AKA eggshells.
Nitrogen Fertilizer and Curled Leaves
I have been using a nitrogen based fertilizer. I have baby bok choy and Chinese water spinach, both have the same condition. I think it's too much nitrogen. Can this cause the problem of curled distorted leaves?
Homemade Miracle Gro
I found it on here the other day, but deleted it where someone made it.
Using Coffee Grounds on House Plants
Can I use coffee grounds on my house plants? I have a Christmas catus and a climbing plant that I am not sure what it is, other than it has large waxy leaves. I hate to throw them out and I can't compost them because I live in a apartment.
Homemade Liquid Lawn Fertilizer Recipe
Is there a homemade recipe for liquid lawn fertilizer that can be used in a 25 gallon tow behind liquid sprayer? I have a John Deere sprayer.
Pet Safe Lawn Fertilizer
There are some recipes for homemade fertilizer on this site. Is this fertlizer safe for pets and kids to walk on right after application?
What Is a Hose End Sprayer?
When making homemade lawn fertilizer you say to use a hose end sprayer; what is this?
52 Total Articles
Homemade Liquid Fertilizer Recipes
Using Manure in the Garden
Plants That Like Coffee Grounds
Using Coffee Grounds for Strawberry Plants
Fertilizing Made Easy
Using Aquarium Water for Plants
Using Cooking Water for Watering Plants
Using Rusty Nails for African Violets
Epsom Salts for Inexpensive Fertilizer
Using Fertilizer in Your Garden
Understanding Organic Fertilizers
Fertilizing Plants With Ammonia
Ever Blooming Geraniums
Making and Storing Worm Tea
Feeding Plants Vitamins
Saving Money on Fertilizer
Foliar Feeding for Garden Plants
Making Compost Tea
Pulverized Egg Shells for Fertilizer
Using Artificial Fertilizers
Advice for Feeding Flowering Plants
Using Epsom Salts on Plants
Effects of Too Much Fertilizer on Plants and Soil
Controlling the Odor of Rabbit Droppings Used as Fertilizer
Epsom Salt For Flowers
Natural Fertilizer for Bradford Pear and Dogwood Trees
Are Coffee Grounds Good for Oleanders?
Is Yeast Good for Plants?
Advice on Lawn Fertilization
Recipe for Pond Plant Fertilizer
Using Epsom Salt on Ferns
Using Lava Sand for Flowers and Veggies
What Can I Do If I Over-fertilized My Plants?
Fertilizing a Hydrangea
Rootblast Product Reviews
Epsom Salts for Plants
What is Zinc Sulfate?
Fertilizer for Sago Palm
"Magic" Lawn Formula
Use Leaves and Newspapers for Mulch
Inexpensive Ways To Fortify Your Garden Soil
Use Hard Boiled Egg Water For Houseplants
Buy Mulch In Bulk From Landscapers
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