Buying Seeds – What Are the Differences?

Hundreds of bags of different varieties from various manufacturers hang in sometimes huge seed shelves. The prices for the same carrot sometimes differ considerably. We explain why this is so. Seed bases Common seed is selected by conventional breeding and is produced in large quantities in special seed farms, also abroad. Like all seed, it…

Organic Fertilizing – Good for the Plant and the Environment

Organic fertiliser? Correct, these are horn shavings and horse manure, for example. These often supply mainly nitrogen and also have a soil-improving effect. Organic fertilising with the whole range of nutrients, on the other hand, is possible with organic complete and special fertilisers from the trade. Organic fertilisation: Good sources of nitrogen Let’s stick to…

Fertilising the Vegetable Patch in Spring – Tips and Tricks

Many vegetable beds are lying fallow, many a clod from autumn’s tilling is waiting to be crumbled by rake or rake. But wait: before starting to prepare the beds, the kitchen garden should be supplied with the first nutrients. How to fertilise your vegetable bed is explained below. In spring, fertiliser granules, compost, pelletised manure…

How to Apply Nitrogen Fertiliser in the Garden

Nitrogen fertilisers are fertilisers that contain a lot of nitrogen (N) – often as the sole nutrient element. Many fertilisers are used as mixtures of substances. In addition to nitrogen, they also contain other plant nutrients. Nitrogen fertilisers play an important role in the garden, because plants cannot exist without nitrogen. Although the air contains…

Make Your Own Organic Fertilizers – Natural Fertilizers for the Garden

The advantages of organic fertilisers are obvious: natural fertilisers provide valuable nutrients, improve the soil in the long term and reduce the amount of waste. There is also hardly any fear of overfertilisation. Make your own organic fertiliser for the garden Compost The most important recycled fertiliser is compost. It not only provides nutrients, but…