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Instead of using commercial fertilizers and plant food, why not use some scraps from your kitchen that would otherwise end up in the ...

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Didnt know this - Growing peppers. Peppers hate nitrogen/commercial fertilizer. Wait until plants flower before fertilizing. Then spray leaves with 1 tsp of Epsom salt to 1qt of water (peppers need Magnesium to set fruit). Peppers also enjoy small amounts of potassium (wood ashes).

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How to Use Wood Ash Correctly in the Garden

Wood ash contains calcium carbonate around 25%, potassium 3% and other useful elements like phosphorous, manganese and zinc. In terms of commercial fertilizer, wood ash contains 0-1-3 (N-P-K). It can be an excellent fertilizer for your garden if you use it correctly.

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Instead of using commercial fertilizers and plant food, why not use some scraps from your kitchen that would otherwise end up in the trash or compost bin to amend and improve your garden soil naturally? Inexpensive and easy, these are my favorite ways to get my garden ready for spring planting. Eggshells, banana peels, Epsom salts, coffee grounds. Find out more at http://www.fresheggsdaily.com/2016/06/7-ways-to-improve-your-garden-soil.html

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How to use Wood Ash correctly in the garden

Wood ash contains calcium carbonate around potassium and other useful elements like phosphorous, manganese and zinc. In terms of commercial fertilizer, wood ash contains (N-P-K). It can be an excellent fertilizer for your garden if you use it correctly.

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How to use Wood Ash correctly in the garden

Wood ash contains calcium carbonate around potassium and other useful elements like phosphorous, manganese and zinc. In terms of commercial fertilizer, wood ash contains (N-P-K). It can be an excellent fertilizer for your garden if you use it correctly.

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Tomato Blossom End Rot - How to prevent it. A Frugal Garden tip that isn't included in the article is using Aspirin – Dissolve 3/4 of an uncoated asprin tablet in 1 gallon of water. Spray plants ever 2-3 weeks with the mixture to prevent fungus problems, including powdery mildew and black spot. It’s also been found to help some plants yield more fruit than using commercial fertilizers.

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Put down the commercial fertilizer and use natural substances to amend and improve the soil in your garden naturally.

2 Ways to Avoid Pesticides & Commercial Fertilizer Forever

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These folks feed their family with a garden in their swimming pool — and you can, too

Instead of commercial fertilizer, chicken droppings fall through wire mesh strung across the pool’s deep end, nourishing the algae & duckweed in the pond below. The tilapia eat the pond plants, release their own nitrogen-rich excrement, & the fish water then gets funneled (using a solar-powered electric pump) into the hydroponics system that grows the family produce.

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