Blog List Category: Fertilizer

What is Salt – It May Not be What You Think

Some people won’t use synthetic fertilizer because it contains “salts”. For years I was told not to use…

Is Milk a Good Fertilizer

There has been a lot of chatter on the net recently about the magical benefits of milk as fertilizer in the garden. Most of…

How the Myth of Milk Fertilizer Started

A while ago I wrote about Milk As Fertilizer and concluded that although milk would add organic matter to a garden, it was no…

Rock Dust – Can It Remineralize the Earth?

Rock dust is a very popular soil additive especially with organic and permaculture groups. It is full of nutrients and it is…

Bat Guano – Superior Fertilizer or Environmental Disaster?

Should you use bat guano? Is it a good fertilizer? Does harvesting it from caves harm bats? How does it compare to seabird…

Nitrogen for Leaves, Phosphorus for Roots and Flowers, Potassium for Health

I am sure you have heard the saying, plants need nitrogen for growing leaves, phosphorus for growing roots and flowers, and…
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