Organic Fertilizers for Organic gardening and Organic farming

Organic Fertilizers for Organic gardening and Organic farming

Friends, our plant’s soil is the major part from which the plant obtains nitrogen, water and other types of useful nutrients. The soil plays an important role for maintaining the proper growth of our plants because, as plants grow, they continue to absorb more and more nutrients from the soil and slowly, the soil starts to become less fertile.

So, for maintain the proper growth of a plant, we need to take care of the soil on which the plant is growing. For this purpose, if we start using organic fertilizers at right times, then the soil will start to regain its nutrients and thus improve the growth of our plants on regular basis. 

So for awareness purpose we are sharing this blog post. In this article, we will tell you the different types of organic fertilizers you can use in order to take care of the soil so that your plants can get all required benefits by it in a regular way.
Here we are sharing details and benefits of some most beneficial organic fertilizer which we can use for organic farming and organic gardening.

And Different types of organic fertilizers are:
Cow Dung Compost
Bone Meal powder
Mustard Cake fertilizer
And Neem Cake fertilizer

Cow dung compost as organic Fertilizer:-

Cow dung compost is one of the most effective organic composts/fertilizers you will find. It is good not just because it’s organic and natural, but also because it is not concentrated and is made out of digestive organic materials. If we check the nutrition value of cow dung, then it roughly contains 3% of Nitrogen, 2% of Phosphorus and 1% of potassium. 

This cow dung fertilizer not just helps in the NPK value of plants, but it also helps in increasing the water holding capacity of soil and improves the aeration of the soil. The use of cow dung compost produces fewer amounts of greenhouse gases such as Carbon-dioxide, Carbon-monoxide and Methane which makes it environment friendly.

How to use cow dung fertilizer in our soil?

Cow dung fertilizer although is good for plants, needs to be applied in the plants in a particular way for the benefits to take place. First of all, we need to make sure that we do not use fresh cow dung as it can be harmful. Then, we will dig a small hole in the soil of around 3-4 inches and place the fertilizer in the hole. Then, cover it with the soil. Now, we will properly water the soil.

Does cow dung fertilizer really burn your plants?

If we use fresh cow dung, then it will surely start to burn your plant and the leaves will start to turn brown and wither away. That is why, we should always use stale cow dung fertilizer to be applied in our plants soil. Cow dung is very easy to available organic fertilizer hence it is widely used for organic gardening and organic farming

Vermicompost as organic fertilizer

Vermicompost is another easily available natural fertilizer. It is made from the recycled waste of earthworms. The organic waste which earthworms excrete contains beneficial amounts of a lot of nutrients. This compost is also known as black gold. If we check its nutrients value, then it contains 12% of organic carbon, 1% of Nitrogen, 0.5% of Phosphorus and 0.24% of Potassium.
Along the other nutrients mentioned above, it is also a good source of Magnesium and Calcium.

Along the other nutrients mentioned above, it is also a good source of Magnesium and Calcium. Due to all these benefits it is a good choice for organic gardening and farming.

How to use Vermicompost properly in our plants?

Vermicompost can be use very easily for our plants. We need to just take the required quantity and we can either spread it near the plant soil or we can also mix it with soil by tilling and turning process. 

Bone Meal as organic fertilizers

Bone Meal is made of grounded animal bones. It is prepared by the processes of steaming and grinding the bones. It is also a good soil amendment which is rich in the nutrient value of Phosphorus and it also contains some amount of Nitrogen and calcium. If we check its nutrient value, then it contains almost 3% of Nitrogen, around 12% to 16% of Phosphorus. It helps in the root formation of plants and retains its phosphorus value.

How to use bone meal properly in our plants?

Bone meal is a slow release organic fertilizer which means it needs to be applied and be left for a big amount of time. For the application, just mix the powder with the soil in a ratio of 1:10. Now the bone meal will start to slowly release its nutrients into the soil. Don’t use the fertilizer for at least another 1 month. Bone meal also a good choice for organic gardening and organic farming.

Mustard Cake as organic fertilizer

Mustard cake is a waste product formed after extracting the mustard oil from mustard seeds. Mustard soil is a good organic fertilizer if we want to focus on flowering or fruiting of the plants. If we check its nutrients value then we find out that it contains good amount of plant protein, 5% of nitrogen, 1% of Phosphorus and 2% of potassium in it. When we use it in the soil, it protects our plants from diseases and makes them healthy. It also improves soil structure for holding moisture.

How to use mustard cake fertilizer in our soil?

To use mustard cake fertilizer in order to help our plants obtain nutrients, we need to mix it into the soil is a ratio of 1:15. The mustard then will biologically start to degrade and dissolve into the soil. This will dissolve all the nutrients in the soil and provide them to the plant.  Hence mustard cake is good choice for organic farming and organic gardening.

Neem cake powder as organic fertilizer

It is formed by the extraction of oil from neem fruits. It is a widely used fertilizer in organic gardening and organic farming which contains many nutrients which a plant needs for its proper growth. It contains almost 3% of nitrogen, 1% of Phosphorus and 2% of potassium in it. It has a bunch of benefits for our soil. It improves the soil’s fertility level by increasing the amount of organic matter in the soil thus, helping our plants to develop fruits faster. This fertilizer also acts like a pest controller but do not harm to all beneficial microbes which acts like supply chain for providing nutrients to the plants. Overall it is also a good choice for using in organic gardening.

How to use Neem cake powder is our soil?

To use the Neem cake powder fertilizer in our soil, first we will mix the powder directly in the soil and do proper watering in the soil and then it will start to dissolve the nutrients in the soil. It is also a slow release process and as the time passes the soil microbes start breaking it and plant start getting its benefits. The most important part is that the Neem cake do not harm the soil worms which works for plants

So friends these are some most useful and best organic fertilizers which we can use on regular basis for Organic Gardening and Organic Farming. I hope this will help you and enhance your organic gardening and farming experience.

Thank you
Organic Gardening

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