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Compost Complete for Ginger & Turmeric
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This special blend of slow-release organic fertilizers and minerals will feed the soil that feed the plant that feeds you. Add to container gardens, raised beds and fields for balanced plant nutrition.
Added Calcium and potassium for ginger and turmeric! Can be used for all vegetables, flowers and herbs.
Contains vermicompost plus Mary's Mineral Mix, the right balance of:
, Certified Organic (4-3-.7 + minerals) Slow acting all purpose fertilizer. An alternative to blood meal as a source of nitrogen, balanced with phosphorus and potassium. An excellent soil conditioner because of it's protein and carbohydrates that encourage microbial action in soil. Has an excellent carbon to nitrogen ratio which helps speeds availability in the soil to plants.
, Certified Organic (1-0-2) Kelp Meal contains 60 trace minerals and an assortment of amino acids, enzymes, and alginates that feed and stimulate the necessary microorganisms in your soil. A healthy, active microbial population will breakdown organic material and improve the quality and texture of the soil.
(TM) (0-3-0) Calphos (TM) is a natural, untreated soft phosphate with colloidal clay containing valuable minor minerals in addition to phosphorus. It is not acid forming, will not cake or harden and spreads easily. When applied to the soil Calphos (TM) adheres to and becomes a part of the soil. It will not leach and it will not revert and once applied remains in the soil until used by the plants. Calphos™ contains no harmful acids and encourages growth of soil bacteria and earthworms.
is a natural calcium silicate mineral and is unique among soil amendments as a source of silicon and carbon-neutral calcium. Research has shown plants supplemented with silicon have increased yields, even in prime growing conditions. Supplemental silicon strengthens plant cell walls and improves resistance to insects and disease. Silicon also stimulates plants natural immune responses, increasing the production of resins and terpenes and improving drought/stress resistance.
Calcium plays a major role in the physiology of the plant by strengthening the plant's physical structure and helping develop protection from diseases. In the soil calcium aids in the reduction of soil compaction and provides a better environment for beneficial bacteria. Some research even suggests that calcium plays a role in reducing weed populations. Adjusts the soil's pH.
Gypsum contains calcium which plays a major role in the physiology of the plant by strengthening the plant's physical structure and helping develop protection from diseases. In the soil calcium aids in the reduction of soil compaction and provides a better environment for beneficial bacteria. Some research even suggests that calcium plays a role in reducing weed populations.
The "A to Z of minerals including trace elements. Contains a broad spectrum of over 70 metabolically active minerals and trace elements.
HOW TO USE:
We want you to see exactly what's in Compost Complete, so we do not pre-mix the ingredients. Unlike conventional fertilizers, there are no fillers in our product - so a little goes a loooonngg way!
Before using Compost Complete, thoroughly mix the minerals at the bottom of the bag with the vermicompost at the top of the bag. Mix together in the bag or empty the entire bag in a container to mix.
Any unused Compost Compete can be returned to the bag and stored in a cool, dark area for future use.
Compost Complete for Ginger & Turmeric is a
living soil amendment
. You may see signs of beneficial bacteria and fungi networks developing. This is a good thing and means you are adding good microbial life to your soil and feeding the soil that feeds the plant that feeds you!
Use 1/2 cup of Compost Complete in the bottom of each planting hole and mix with the soil. Place sprouted ginger or turmeric rhizome in the planting hole. Compost Complete for Ginger and Turmeric is an all-natural amendment, so there is no worry about burning sensitive roots like chemical fertilizers do. And unlike chemical fertilizers, our Compost Complete Blends are slow-release and won't leach away!
Hilling Your Ginger & Feeding Your Turmeric
Apply 1/2 cup to the base of your ginger before hilling and to your turmeric plants every 2 to 3 weeks.
Fertilize and water in one step! Compost Complete for Ginger & Turmeric makes a wonderful liquid fertilizer and is a great way to economically nurture your plants. Simply place one cup of mixed Compost Complete in a five gallon bucket, add water, and stir occasionally over the next 24 hours. After 24 hours, water your plants with the nutritious tea! Apply the remaining tea residue around existing plants. Add Fish Emulsion for an additional boost.
Use your compost tea immediately after 24 hours of brewing.
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