Sea water and sea salt as organic fertilizer that makes healthy plants grow fast

You might be surprised to hear it, but some people use seawater as a... fertilizer. I know you might think that's crazy, because seawater contains a lot of salt (sodium chloride). Well, that's true. But that's not the only ingredient! Seawater chemical composition. What elements and minerals are there in the seawater? Sea water contains many different elements. In fact, most of the naturally … [Read more...]

How to permanently improve your sandy soil

One of the problems a lot of people have is how to improve the fertility of sandy soil. One solution is to add more organic matter (compost, manure, wood chips), but unfortunately if you live in a hot and humid climate the stuff you put in the soil is going to decompose quickly, since microbial activity is so fast. That creates a serious problem, because your poor sandy soil is not holding … [Read more...]

How to turn poor, sandy soil into lush pasture for horses

Many people have the same problem - they have very poor, sandy soil and they are wondering can they create a good horse pasture. The good news is that it can be done. First we need to figure out... Why sandy soils sucks? Sandy soils are usually very infertile - they simply do not have enough nutrients. Not only that, they do not have the capacity to hold a lot of nutrients, so simply spreading … [Read more...]