What is Manure?
• Manure is an excellent fertilizer and soil amendment. • They are high in content of vegetable matter and relatively low levels of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium. • Composting manure prior to use is recommended. • This is particularly true on certain “hot” manures, such as horse manure, which may burn plants. […]
Soil preparation is critical if you are going in for organic farming. You do not have the liberty of adding a load of chemical fertilizers later if you find some deficiencies in the soil; and the motto for organic farming remains, “do adequate preparation rather than react later”. Making sure that the soil is healthy […]
Organic food has a lot of promises. At the very base level, organic food meets the expectation of people that their food be grown without a fertilizer and chemical cocktail. In organic farming, some of the concepts revolve around food growing practices that rely on crop rotation, green manure, compost, biological pest control, and mechanical […]
Compost is raw material for plants, an incredible boost to getting great plants. And this is something that can be made at home without too much effort or complication; however, not everybody is able to get it right. So here are some steps to ensure that you can prepare compost.
Where to make compost in: […]