Compost Tea: Liquid Fertilizer for Plants

What is it?

Compost tea is a liquid  soil amendment made from compost

What are the benefits?

Compost tea provides nutrients to your plant and prevents disease while adding beneficial microbes, bacteria, fungi, protozoa, and nematodes to the soil.

How is it made?

Mix compost with water in a 1:10 ratio and let it sit for 6-24 hours. Anaerobic bacteria (bad) will develop if the mixture sits for more than a day or two.

How is it applied?

Pour the liquid around the roots of the plant or spray onto the leaves.