Organic Fertilizer Gardens

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Truly, a 100% organic fertilizer

Click on the fertilizer bag above to access the finest Medinaag product all-purpose organic fertilizer.

Fertilizing an organic garden is easier than most people think. Just as you can improve the flavor of vegetables by planting certain plants together, and you can help repel common pests, insects and diseases by planting certain plants together, you can also fertilize your garden naturally using specific plants too.

Compost is Organic

an active compost steaming and decomposting
Shows an active compost steaming and decomposting

One of the best fertilizers you can use in a garden of course, is compost. And compost is made with all-natural, organic materials such as grass clippings, shredded leaves, sawdust, fireplace ash, and even shredded newspapers. You can also toss in fruit and vegetable matter from the kitchen to help your compost become even more rich and fertile for use in any area of your garden.

Besides compost though, you can actually just put certain plants into your garden area to help fertilize the soil, and provide additional nutrients your plants need.

Alfalfa with Minerals and Vitamins

high in a large number of vitamins and minerals

Alfalfa for instance, is a wonderful hardy plant which can survive in almost any conditions, yet it’s very high in a large number of vitamins and minerals that are beneficial to your soil in general. Alfalfa will provide your soil with nitrogen, iron, magnesium, phosphorous, and potassium for instance, plus it’s long strong roots will help break up hard, rocky, clay like soil too.

German Chamomile Provides Minerals

german chamomile
contribute calcium, potassium, and sulfur​ to your soil

German Chamomile is an annual growing herb that will reseed itself each year if you leave some of the flowers unpicked each season. This herb helps contribute calcium, potassium, and sulfur to your soil. It’s also excellent for improving the taste of cucumbers, cabbage, and onions. A perennial version is the Roman chamomile, and it will grow in almost any kind of soil with full sunlight.

Green Manure

green manure
attract many beneficial insects

Clover is an excellent addition to any garden. It has long been considered a source of “green manure” and can be a companion plant to almost anything. In fact, it’s particularly useful for increasing the soil fertility of grapes. Clover will attract many beneficial insects to your garden too.

Medicinal Comfrey

likes to grow in moist areas

Comfrey is another herb that has wonderful medicinal healing properties, plus it provides your garden soil with calcium, potassium, and phosphorous. This herb likes to grow in moist areas.

Kelp aka Seaweed

a natural seaweed

Kelp is a natural seaweed which works wonderfully both as a fertilizer and a pest repellant. You can put a natural kelp supplement pill into the soil near any plants to help them grow more beautifully, and you can even drop one into a flower vase to help your cut flowers live longer. Put kelp into a tea mixture for spraying, and it feeds the plants through their leaves while also repelling a variety of common garden pests and bugs too.

As you can see from the list above, which is a short list, nature has provided many different ways for all of us to take care of the environment.
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