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Manure Tea Fertilizer

Manure tea is a cheap and sustainable way to fertilize your crops. It provides plants with healthy nutrients to flourish. A very good alternative to chemical fertilizers!

Done in 60 mins
Skill level easy
Manure tea
Manure tea

Published under CC:BY-SA by

AAVF - African Association for Vertical Farming

Author · Peter Nyateng

What you need

How you make it

Chop the bananas stalks into small pieces

Put the mixture of banana, potash, coffee husk and animal manure in a sack

Fill the bucket with water

Tie the bag with a rope and hang it in the bucket filled with water

Cover the bucket and put in a shade

Use a lid to cover the bucket.

After 10-15 days your manure tea is ready

Remove the sack from the bucket. The tea should have a strong pungent smell.

How you use it

Apply the manure tea at a ratio of 1:10. That means that you use one liter of manure tea in 10 liters of water. Do only apply on the soil. Don’t put the tea on your vegetables.

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