Make Your Own Natural Liquid Fertilizers: Comfrey, 'Herby', and Manure Recipes

| 9/22/2016 10:24:00 AM

Tags: fertilizers, soil health, natural fertilizers, soil building, garden planning, Emma Raven, Utah,

Making natural plant feed isn't difficult and can by made from many different sources like seaweed or even weeds. See part 1 to find out how.

Liquid Fertilizer

Liquid fertilizers that can be made organically in the garden using herbs. It is a great way to tame those herbs which self seed and spread quickly like fennel or those which grow fast like lemon balm or mint.

Here are some herbs and flowers which can be used to make a natural plant feed in the garden:

Herbs For a fertilizer

1. Yarrow (Achillea millefolium), 2. Nasturtium, 3. Strawberry, 4. Borage (Borago officinalis)

You can even make liquid fertilizers using manure, soiled bedding from animals, worm castings and compost. There’s sure to be a recipe you can try in your garden.

As warned in part 1, natural homemade liquid plant feeds smell pretty terrible but the plants love them!

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