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Organic Plant Health Care

Learn how to add some compost and compost tea to organic plants instead of fertilizer.

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garden tea created by mixing compost and water
Photo 2 of 6Compost on the surface of the garden will drip nutrients into the soil just like a drip coffeemaker perks into a pot.

Compost Ingredients(2 of 6)

Each time it rains, more nutrients will be carried into the upper root zone.

Garden tea, or compost tea, is liquid fertilizer that's created by mixing compost and water. You can also add blood meal, bone meal and manure to the mix. Let it dissolve for a week before you use it. Just pour a little over each plant. Do this once a week, and it replaces the use of liquid fertilizer.

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