Using organic fertilizers can is also great, because you can find most ingredients available in your home or kitchen. Below are some of the best DIY organizers you can make:
You can mulch your grass clippings in order to provide your soil with nitrogen nutrients. To make this, you can fill in a five-gallon bucket with at least two-thirds of fresh grass clippings. Mix water in it and let it steep for at least two days, and then apply it to the ground.
This is a great organic fertilizer for vegetables. What you can do is to mix in a tablespoon of Epsom salt with water and spray it to your garden plants once in two weeks. This way, you will be replenishing magnesium and sulfur levels in your soil as well.
There are also other common items that can act as fertilizers instead of simply throwing them in the trash bin. Below are some of them:
- Mix used coffee grounds with dead leaves, grass clippings or in soil to add nitrogen in it. This will work great with plants that love acidic soil, such as roses or hydrangeas.
- Eggshellscan help strengthen the cellular structure and the transporting of nutrients in your plants.
Plain white vinegar is also an effective organic fertilizer for plants that thrive in acidic soil. What you can do is to mix a tablespoon of vinegar with a gallon of water, and use it in your soil about once in three months. Be cautious in altering the level of acidity in your plants though, because too much can harm your plants too.
You can also use the following as well:
- Worm farm castings