Different Types Of Soil And Compost For Container Gardening

1876 WordsMay 30, 20168 Pages
Soil alone do not do any miracles for the plant growth. It requires sufficient nutrients in proportion. Especially for terrace or rooftop gardening, soil without any nutrients is sheer waste of our time and energy in expecting the plant to grow and give the required yields. There are many types of combination mix of soil and compost for container gardening. It depends upon the availability of local compost and soil. There is no need for following a specific type of combination. For example, if you have the availability of pig manure abundantly in your local area, instead of cow manure, one can utilize it for soil combination without any second thought. Suppose your area of living is plenty of horse manure, then you can use it instead of Vermicompost which is a wise idea and also cost effective, rather than going for Coco peat or Vermicompost. Example ratio for Compost preparation mix ratio 1:2:1 means you can combine (One part of cow manure+Two parts of soil+ one part of vegetable compost). Learn different types of compost preparation, which takes some time before you actually start sowing seeds. These are as follows. 1) Aerobic Composting- 2) Anaerobic Composting 3) Vermi-Compost (worm castings) 4) Bokashi Composting 1) Aerobic composting The vegetable and fruit scrap generated in the kitchen like the veg peels, uncooked raw wastage can be used to make compost for plants through Aerobic Composting. In this process the microorganisms which require oxygen to survive

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