How to feed the plant ash? Learn to do it right
Dec 20, 2019
The composition includes wood ash over 30 minerals that promote rapid and proper growth of plants. In addition, the ash and does not have the chlorine.
Therefore, it can be used for plants such as raspberries, strawberries and potatoes. After the bait, special growth was recorded in the cabbage, beets, cucumbers and tomatoes.
With all this, we have ash and unpleasant side. It is not recommended for plants that like soil with a large amount of acid. These include blueberries, cranberries, camellia and others.
How does the ash to plants?
- Improves metabolism;
- It promotes growth;
- Increases the number of flowers;
- It protects from diseases and pests;
- Protects from extreme temperatures;
- Vitamins are digested faster.
How to get high-quality fertilizer?
For a good bait, you just need to burn firewood or logs. It is important that they had no mold, plastic film, rubber, and other inorganic substances.
Many gardeners give their preference for deciduous crops, and especially birch. Practically the same effect has ash from sunflower.
How to store the ashes?
Once the ash has cooled down, it is collected in a wooden box and close the lid tightly. The sacks and bags, do not store it, because they can accumulate moisture, and it will spoil the ashes.
Cooking ash solution
Remember: Incorrect application of ash in the soil can destroy the plant. To prepare the solution needed stir 1 cup ash in 10 liters of warm water.
Before use, the solution is stirred again to lift precipitate. Water the plants should be carefully at the root.
We insist ash
Another method for the preparation of fertilizer. A bucket is filled to 1/3 with ashes and pour boiling water. Insist need two days, after which the infusion can be used for the root fertilizing, and spraying.
spray the leaves
Spray the leaves made broth. 300-400 gram ash is sieved through a fine sieve and boiling water is poured. Broth should infuse 25-30 minutes, after which it was decanted and diluted in 10 liters of water.
Stay longer on the leaves helps soap. In the broth add a little soap and dissolve it.
The resulting solution provide protection for the plant from various diseases and insects.
The ash is considered to be the safest, and in addition, readily available fertilizer. For many years, with its help, gardeners manage to achieve a good harvest.