For about two years I produced sad little vegetables from my backyard patch.
Finally dawned on me — the importance of fertiliser. Because turns out, compost alone won’t make for lush produce.
In this story I wrote for ABC Everyday, I cover everything you need to know about fertilising your veggie patch to produce pumping produce, including:
- Why feeding your soil is so important as a home gardener.
- A simple free organic fertiliser you can make at home, using weeds!
- Manures as fertilisers, and which types are best for veggies.
- How and when to add organic fertiliser to your patch.
Feeding the soil is your number one job as a veggie gardener. Get that right and your plants will grow big and strong, be more pest-resistant, and provide more nutrition for you too.
So we feed the soil to feed our plants — and annual vegetable plants are particularly hungry fellows.
Here’s how to do it.