With proper fertilization, any garden plants can grow large and healthy and produce amazing flower blooms and crisp delicious vegetables. One of the more recent innovations in garden fertilizing is organic compost tea, which is bagged, aged compost steeped in water for an extended period of time, usually a minimum of two weeks. Organic compost tea can be made from your own compost pile or it can be purchased from a store or online retailer. Once the “tea” has been properly steeped it can be used as food for the roots to encourage growth. Organic compost tea can also be diluted and used in a sprayer bottle on the leaves and foliage of the plants to provide helpful bacteria and deter pests.
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