How To Make Compost-Tea Without A Pump

A fantastic and very simple way to feed your garden soil and plants is Compost-Tea. Have you heard about this special brew? 

Compost-tea is in a sort of a way, an infusion of a bag of compost in pure water. As simple as it sounds, it’s in practice very simple too.

A Quick Guide to Make Compost Tea Recipe

1.Get (or recycle and sew up) a cloth or mesh bag, 2.Fill it with mature compost, 3.Put the compost mesh bag in a bucket of water for a few hours, 4. Stir a bit for a few times, and… there you go.

The procedure goes like this:

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How To Apply The Compost-Tea

Compost-tea has proved to benefit the soil’s nutrition and therefore the plants that grow on it, but in comparison, it’s way simpler to apply it than solid compost itself.

1. Strain the bigger particles with a sieve or strainer. You can also try with an old piece of cloth (T-shirts are great, so are socks or meshy tights).

2. Dilute the compost-tea in a 1:4 ratio: 1 part of the compost-tea and 4 parts of rainwater or chlorine-free water.

Compost-tea is truly a great and easy liquid multipurpose fertilizer that can be prepared a moment before the application. It is rich in beneficial microorganisms that help nurture the soil and the plants that grow of it. 


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