In this video, Let’s learn about the top benefits of using used tea bags or tea waste and also used coffee grounds for our plants and garden as a tea waste fertilizer which is the best fertiliser for rose plant. And at the end of the video, How to make and store tea waste fertilizer that can be used consistently for your flowering plants plus the dosage to offer for these plants. That’s coming up..
What is garbage in your kitchen can actually turn into treasure in your garden! Used Tea and Coffee grounds have unique uses in garden. We will quickly look into the top benefits of tea waste and coffee grounds for plants and garden.
1. As An excellent ORGANIC FERTILIZER.
2. In Composting: Best used in vermicomposting, because …
3. Weed suppression :
5. Drive away Certain pests like the root maggots, slugs, snails and cockroaches.
6. Offer a Slightly Acidic PH to acid loving plants. It slightly lowers the soil PH due to its tannic acid content and hence benefit acid loving plants.
7. Making a well drained potting mix: You can used this dried tea waste as an alternative to perlite and vermiculite as it also helps in moisture retention and makes a well draining soil for container gardening. You can watch my separate video on What is Perlite and Vermiculite from a link at top right corner of this video.
Okay, Now How to make this awesome tea waste fertilizer for rose and other flowering plants and how much to offer them. For this you start collecting the used tea or coffee grounds in a container and then rinse in water and dry this in sunlight for 1 or 2 days and then store this in a dry container. That’s it, you can now start offering this to your plants once every 15 days, like about 4 – 5 teaspoons onto the soil after raking the soil thoroughly. This will boost flowering and overall health of the plants. One more bonus tip here is: You can make this mix more special and powerful just like a Multi-vitamin for your plants: by mixing some powdered iron tablets + few calcium tablets available from your local pharmacy. You can also add egg shell powder as a substitute for calcium. Please also watch my video on egg shell uses in gardening from the link at top right corner of this video.
So there we have it folks, that was our quick episode on using used tea bags or tea waste as fertilizer on your plants. If you have some more tips, please suggest them in the comments section below the video. Also give a thumbs up if you like the video and consider subscribing if you are new to the channel.
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