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Nothing in the water

Water is a great delivery system. It brings not only moisture to the plant and its cells, but also nutrients.

I used to use an attachment for my hose that sprayed Miracle-Gro plant food on my ornamentals. Now that I am back to using mostly organic methods, I use water to soak pokeweed plants or manure until a nutrient rich “tea” is rendered.

But I got to thinking, that it’s not what’s in the water that matters, so much as getting the nutrition to the plants. Continue reading “Nothing in the water”