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You’re probably pretty familiar with composting but you may also want to make make an organic liquid fertilizer. Compost tea is one of the most powerful nutrients you can give your plants, and they will replay you in healthier plants and more abundant harvests!
Solid matter compost takes a while to break down in the soil and become available to plants. but make up a compost tea and it has readily available nutrients your plants can start using right away. This is especially good for the heavy feeders.
Heavy Feeder Plants Love Compost Tea
- Brussels sprouts
But of course you can use compost tea for all your plants, both potted and garden plants and seedlings. We’ve begun making our own compost tea, and it’s working really well.
Compost tea inoculates your soil with 10,000 times as many microbes as there are in regular compost.
We have so much comfrey growing that we really like to have this super simple comfrey compost tea concentrate on hand. But when you want more liquid fertilizer more quickly, you’ll want to try some of the water based compost tea recipes. You can see more on both of those, including a two-part how-to video here.