Organic Plant Nutrients, Pest Control and My Raised Bed Garden
Good Morning! My last newsletter was quite possibly my most controversial yet. After sending out What is a GMO ... Just the Facts! I received so many emails of support and thanks for bringing to light such an important topic. At Mary's Heirloom Seeds we feel that Education is KEY to a healthy existence.
Now for our latest...Organic Plant Nutrients, Pest Control and Raised Bed Gardens
Mary's Heirloom Seeds Newsletter
Plant Nutrients, Organic Pest Control & Raised Beds
If you're growing a veggie garden or you've ever grown a garden
then you probably know that nutrients are very important. Sun and soil
(and SEEDS) are also important. Nutrients play an integral role in
Most "all-in-one" type offertilizers have an "NPK" rating. NPK stands for Nitrogen-Phosphorus-Potassium(potash). What does each nutrient do? In
addition to other properties, Nitrogen helps plant foliage to grow
strong. Phosphorous helps roots and flowers grow and develop. Potassium
(Potash) is important for overall plant health.
1 tablespoon of Dr. Bronner's castile soap with water in a clean spray
bottle. Invert it gently several times to mix, but do not shake the
the insecticidal soap spray to your plants in a heavy coating, as the
spray only works if it saturates the insects you're trying to kill.
per week until you don't notice any insects on your plant. Spray plants
in the early morning because pants and blossoms are most open.
My new Raised Bed Garden
have been on a roll in the garden lately. In Florida, it is so hot
during the summer months that NOW is when we get started again on the
bulk of planting. I received my raised bed garden kit from Garden in Minutes at the end of July and so far I am thrilled with the results!