Compost tea, mmmm…yum. Doesn’t that sound delicious?
Well, it may not sound appetizing to you, but it’s great for your plants and vegetable garden. I have found this easy concoction to be a life saver, literally. It is packed full of nutrients that make for happy vegetable growing.
If your plants are looking a little under the weather follow this recipe and watch the results. Now that you have your own organic compost, let’s put it to good use. Luckily making compost tea is easy.
Here’s how you can whip up your own batch:
Mix 5 parts water to 2 parts compost in a container, and let it sit for 3-5 days.
Use a sieve to strain your compost tea
Fill up at squirt bottle with this rich looking liquid and spray directly on plant leaves that have bacteria or fungus growing on them or plants that have a disease.