Potash is any of various mined and manufactured salts that contain potassium in water-soluble form.The name derives from pot ash, which refers to plant ashes soaked in water in a pot, the primary means of manufacturing the product before the industrial era. The word potassium is derived from potash.
Potash is produced worldwide at amounts exceeding 30 million tonnes per year, mostly for use in fertilizers. Various types of fertilizer-potash thus constitute the single largest global industrial use of the element potassium. Potassium was first derived by electrolysis of caustic potash (a.k.a. potassium hydroxide), in 1807.
How to use Wood Ash correctly in the garden.
You can find more at: www.livedan330.com
Another fertilizer to test ;) Dried Banana Peels as a Plant Fertilizer Bananas are not only wonderful sources of potassium for people, but their peels are a great source of phosphorus, potassium and other important trace minerals for plants. ... ... To dry banana peels. Place them on paper towels in an open weave basket and allow to dry.
You can find more at: www.littlehouseliving.com
Types Of Molasses Fertilizer – Tips For Using Molasses In Gardens.
You can find more at: www.gardeningknowhow.com
Using comfrey as fertilizer. From the blog post "It's full of potassium (3 times that the amount in organic manure), an essential for veggies and other plants to grow and fruit to their full potential. Comfrey is also high in calcium, nitrogen, phosphorous, & potash. The perfect mix for fertilizing your garden organically! "
You can find more at: www.grit.com
Homemade fish emulsion fertilizers.
A white urn planted with green and white variegated Caladiums and maidenhair ferns.
You can find more at: www.greenfusestock.photoshelter.com
Making comfrey fertilizer. High in potassium. Should be good around the grape vines.
You can find more at: www.allotmentheaven.blogspot.com
Every gardener shouId grow some comfrey, says Monty Don. It makes great mulch, the richest compost - and it's also a terrific slug deterrent...
You can find more at www.dailymail.co.uk
Lay a couple of banana peels in the bottom of the hole. Cover with about 4" soil. Sprinkle on a handful of crushed egg shells.
You can find more at: www.houstonpress.com
How to Build a Straw Bale Garden - Modern Farmer.
You can find more at: www.modernfarmer.com
Just flatten a banana peel and bury it under one inch of soil at the base of a tomato plant. The peel’s potassium feeds the plant and helps it resist disease..
You can find more at: www.themicrogardener.com
Homemade "Miracle Grow": Get a clean glass jar, put a little water in it. Add egg shells and coffee grounds until it's about 3/4 full. Top it off w/water and allow to sit in a cool, dark place for about a week, gently shaking once daily. Strain pop the discarded shells and coffee grounds in the bonrashi and use the liquid when ready to feed plants.
You can find more at: www.mypurplebrickroad.blogspot.comAdvertisement