RE: Re: I am sending you this as others can benefit from it too.
- Subject: RE: [cg] Re: I am sending you this as others can benefit from it too.
- From: "John Verin" jverin@Pennhort.org
- Date: Wed, 9 Apr 2003 12:09:14 -0400
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- Thread-topic: [cg] Re: I am sending you this as others can benefit from it too.
second the below message.
easy to be naive about "compost tea," and "compost," as
Compost tea, if improperly done, can brew elements that
are harmful to your soil.
addition to ingredients and conditions,
recommend living by "everything in moderation" when it comes to applying these
Excessive application of either of these can skew the
nutrient balance in your soil, and even make existing nutrients less
Gardener, know thy soil!
Citywide Project Coordinator - Philadelphia Green
The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
100 N. 20th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Wormcast Leachate is often an unpredictable and unstable brew.
It can be either anaerobic, in which case it may hurt your plants, or
aerobic. Perhaps a better brew is compost tea, which is truly aerobic
and contains many other beneficial properties as Dr. Elaine Ingham from the
soil food web explains in this how to article. Check it out!
The soil food web site goes into more detail,
Soil Food Web - Soil Food Web
And finally there is a very active discussion group on yahoo.
Groups : compost_tea
Villge Green Community