Once you veg has been growing for a couple of weeks it is expected that we will have some hungry plants that require more feed to keep them thriving.
Soil nutrition is such a huge part of growing successfully. Once you veg has been growing for a couple of weeks it is expected that we will have some hungry plants that require more feed to keep them thriving. Liquid feeds are a brilliant emergency feed to use to make healthier soil and give your plants more life.
How to Make Liquid Feed
Use a bucket that can hold at least 10 litres of water
Get your feed and push down to the bottom which should take up around 1/3 of your bucket
Add 10 litres of water or until bucket is full
Cover with lid and keep it weighted down
Leave feed for about 1 month
You should be left with a black coloured liquid feed that you can dilute 1 part feed to 10 parts water for an amazingly nutritious feed for your veg
How to Feed
Add 1 part feed to 10 parts water
Water at base of plants in the raised beds and avoid getting feed onto the leaves
Feed containers regularly (around every 2 – 3 weeks)
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