Tea is a very good thing for plants. I use aerobic dynamic nutrient accumulator teas all of the time in my garden. Its a bit different than steeping in hot water but the same idea.
Here's a really cool link with a chart of the…"
I don't think people saw your post here in the Central Phoenix Permies group section. I would try posting this to one of the forums next time. On another note, containers are very difficult here in the summer. My…"
1. I've rooted a tomato plant in an upright container (indoors-south facing window), but would like to transplant it to a hanging container (outdoors- same south facing window, so the roots are ABOVE the green and fruits). I've never done it before and just wanted some advice on whether it is advisable. I have sprouted a Nichol's tomato, and would rather see it live than play around with potting ideas. Also, I'm concerned that maybe the south facing window might become too hot when summer…See More
"Sure; better to feed the plants with it than to pour it down the drain. You have to water the plants anyway. :) We use our coffee grounds in the way Vynnie said--we just put them around the plants like mulch. Alas, we rarely have leftover…"
"You're on the right path Angie. Sheri is spot on too and adds a great point - use only filtered water on indoor plants (any potted plants actually). Tea pulp, as well as coffee grounds, can be applied to the soil of potted plants (right on top…"
"Angie, I only use filtered water that's low in PH on my houseplants because. Most plants absorb nutrients better when it's lower. Coffee is very low PH, so the grounds can be helpful when spread around the plants. Tea...I hear mixed things…"
Is it beneficial to use tea to water houseplants and/or potted vegetables at all? I've read mixed-opinions through Google search hits, and am still left wondering whether it will benefit my plants at all. With that said, (although I've never tested it), it seems that central Phoenix tap water has high pH levels. 1) I wonder if tea might help to neutralize it a bit.2) I wonder what might else might be done to neutralize it a bit.See More
"I've read the "lining with plastic" somewhere too, but I see plenty of pallet bins in town that don't use them and they seem to work just fine. With that said, my compost bin is one of the recycled city trashcans, and I…"
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