Despite popular belief, there are many types of liquid organic compost that can be found on the market (and there are even many types of liquid organic compost that you can make yourself). We believe that it is important that you know about the different options that you have available before making any decision, that way, when you decide which type of fertilizer to choose, it can be an informed decision and that it offers you everything you need for your sowing.
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- 1 How to make liquid organic fertilizer?
- 2 What are the 5 types of organic liquid fertilizer that we have for you today?
How to make liquid organic fertilizer?
Before talking to you about the different types of liquid organic fertilizer that may exist, we believe it is relevant that you know the answer to the question: How to make liquid organic fertilizer? Below we will try to answer that question as completely as possible.
There are different ways to make organic fertilizer, but one of the most common and the one that is usually used the most (because of how easy it is to make) is the one that uses an ingredient with a high nitrogen content and some other type of nutrient that can be advantageous for your plants.
Having the ingredient with high nitrogen content, the creation of the fertilizer will depend on the type you are looking to create, for example in some cases you will only have to let the ingredients rest in water for a certain time. In other slightly more complicated cases, you will have to cook or heat the mixture a little to create the compost.
One of the great advantages of this type of fertilizer is that you do not need a lot of machinery to do it and that in a short time you will have all the necessary nutrients available for your sowing and so that the results of it are just what you expected.
What are the 5 types of organic liquid fertilizer that we have for you today?
Organic liquid fruit fertilizer
The first option that you will have available is a liquid organic fruit fertilizer, this option is quite interesting and offers great results. It is possible to create this type of compost at home and without many complications, despite this, it is usually important to have a kind of press that helps ferment the compost ingredients.
If you are going to create the liquid fertilizer with fruits and vegetables yourself, it is essential that you be very careful when adding citrus fruits to the mixture, since you may end up with a very acidic fertilizer that will not be as recommended for your plants.
At an industrial level, the creation of this type of fertilizer is a little different since industrial presses and different valves are used to control the output of the fertilizer.
How to prepare fruit compost?
- Step 1
Cut and wash the fruits. Some grasses can also be placed in the fruit layer to help improve compost.
- Step 2
Add the fruits in the container and then a layer of molasses
- Step 3
Repeat step 1 and 2 until you finish with the ingredients
- Step 4
Cover the mixture and place weight on top. Leave closed for a week and a half
- Step 5
It is only a recommendation, but if you can filter the compost you will get better results
Biol liquid organic fertilizer
Surely at some point you have heard about biol liquid organic fertilizer, a fertilizer that is made using the manure of different animals as the main ingredient.
What makes this fertilizer different from others that you can find on the market is its preparation, a somewhat slow process and in which a biodigester (a hermetically sealed container) must be used. One of its advantages is that it is quite cheap and that it has all the necessary nutrients to boost your sowing.
Fertilizer based on pruning and cut weeds
Did you know that herb cuts have a high percentage of nitrogen? A very important component in the creation of organic liquid compost. Despite this, it is important that you take into account some things if you want to create this type of compost in your home and that is that you should not add excessive amounts of these cuts in the preparation so that all the ingredients can be broken down well.
Another thing that you should take into account if you want to create your own compost from cut weeds is that by adding water and letting it rest for the necessary time (usually about 4 weeks) the smell generated by the mixture can be a bit strong, therefore, it is recommended to do it away from the house and outdoors.
A fun detail of this fertilizer is that you don’t have to spend a lot of money on its preparation, simply after mowing your lawn (and letting it dry a bit) you add water and wait to have your organic fertilizer available without spending large amounts of money. How about?
Organic fertilizer based on coffee beans
Another element quite rich in nitrogen is ground coffee, which is why many experts recommend creating fertilizer with ground coffee as the main ingredient. It is possible to use any type of ground coffee that you find in the market (do you want a little advice? Ask in the coffee shop near you if they can give you or sell you at a good price the ground coffee that they usually just throw in the garbage, you can be surprised with the results of that question).
You can use this fertilizer in two main ways: you can add water and wait a while for it to prepare, or simply sprinkle the coffee grounds directly on the plants.
Fermented cow manure
Lastly on our list we can mention the Fermented cow manure, this is an organic liquid fertilizer that will not only give your plants more resistance and better production, it will also make the roots much more resistant and take more nutrients from the soil. .
The preparation of this type of fertilizer can be a bit more complicated, although it can also be done at home if you have all the necessary ingredients for the process.
How to prepare Fermented cow manure?
- Step 1. Half fill the container you are going to use with manure.
- Step 2. Complete the filling of the container with pure water.
- Step 3. Squeeze the mixture with clean hands. In this step it is important that you get rid of any external elements such as stones.
- Step 4. We must connect this container to a bottle of water by means of a hose closed firmly on both sides. It is important that nothing escapes from the initial container.
- Step 5. The process of this payment usually takes 2 to 3 months. It is important that you loosen the lid of the container little by little for best results.
As you can see, it is possible to find organic liquid fertilizer at fairly low prices and that surely adapt to your economic possibilities, that is one of the reasons why it is highly recommended to use this type of fertilizer (in addition to being much healthier for those who consume the food, fruits and vegetables you produce). What type of fertilizer is best for your sowing? That depends on what you’re looking for, what you need, what ingredients you have available, and how much money you want to spend. Simply put, that decision is completely personal. Of course, we assure you that in this blog you have all the information and tools necessary to make the best decision
La preparación de este tipo de abono puede ser un poco más complicada, a pesar de ello también puede llevarse a cabo en la casa si cuentas con todos los ingredientes necesarios para el proceso.