An effective and very efficient trick: why gardeners soak matches in water

By Andrii MaistrenkoJun 4, 2024 08:30 AMGarden
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Why gardeners soak matches in water
Why gardeners soak matches in water. Source: www.gardeners.com

This method is available to every Ukrainian and does not require a lot of money.

The head of a match contains many useful elements, including sulfur, phosphorus, etc. They are all essential for plants to grow and develop normally. If the crop receives enough minerals, the root system will grow faster, it will bloom more luxuriantly, and subsequently bear fruit better. This was reported by SSPDaily.

Matches as fertilizer

To make fertilizer from matches for your garden, take 10 matches and pour 300 ml of warm water. Leave the matches in the liquid until the head is completely wet. Then pull out the matches and water the plants with the resulting fertilizer every two weeks.

Thanks to such a chic feeding, the roots will grow faster. The fertilizer is suitable not only for garden crops but also for ornamental flowers.

You can simplify your task and simply stick matches with their heads down into the flower pot. The soil will become moist after watering and the head will slowly dissolve, which will nourish the soil and additionally scare away midges from the plant.

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