Granite rock dust as a plant fertilizer

Over a century ago granite rock dust was accidentally used by Julius Hensel as a fertilizer in his vegetable garden. He worked as a miller and some stones got milled while he was milling flour. As he needed to dispose of this "waste" he put it in his garden. The effect? He sprinkled this stone meal over the soil of his garden and was surprised to note how the vegetables took on a new, more … [Read more...]

How to grow high Brix Wheatgrass for juicing?

I've read few few forum posts about people having problems with growing high quality wheat grass for juicing. What is "high quality wheatgrass"? It's wheatgrass that produce high Brix juice. Brix is the amount of dissolved solids in certain liquid. Those solids that can be found in plants are: sugars amino acids minerals vitamins phytonutrients (plant goodies) You can measure Brix of … [Read more...]