START A PETITION 27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

Vegan Organic Fertilizers for Spring

  • 1 of 5
Vegan Organic Fertilizers for Spring

If you’re new to veganic gardening and searching for alternatives to blood, bone and other so-called “organic” fertilizers, then this list of eco-friendly soil amendments will strengthen and support your green thumb.

Making or purchasing a nutrient-rich mix of vegan organic fertilizers to help your garden thrive is a simple and sustainable way to enrich your soil without compromising your ethics.

I’ve organized this list of veganic fertilizers into the following categories:

- Ready made (those that you can find in your local store or online)

-Low cost (cover crops, Epsom salts, etc., that require a small purchase, but are worth the output)

- Free and fabulous (what you’ll find in your backyard, or compost bin)

- Fertilizers to use sparingly

So let’s get gardening!

 

Next: Ready made stock-free fertilizers

  • 1 of 5

Read more: Eco-friendly tips, Environment, Green, Lawns & Gardens, Natural Pest Control, Nature, Nature & Wildlife, , , , ,

have you shared this story yet?

go ahead, give it a little love

Alisa Rutherford-Fortunati

Gentle World is a vegan intentional community and non-profit organization, whose core purpose is to help build a more peaceful society, by educating the public about the reasons for being vegan, the benefits of vegan living, and how to go about making such a transition. For more information about vegan food and other aspects of a vegan lifestyle, visit the Gentle World website and subscribe to our monthly newsletter.

34 comments

+ add your own
5:40PM PDT on May 21, 2012

Anything for caliche soil that is high alkaline?

9:51AM PDT on Mar 28, 2012

Last summer we did not have much luck with our garden. I don't know if it was because we had too much rain, or because my husband was dumping the ash from our grill in the garden. I wonder what charcoal is made out of...

8:18AM PDT on Mar 19, 2012

thanks

6:57AM PST on Mar 9, 2012

Thanks. I find that compost, rock phosphate, and my wonderful worms provide everything the garden needs.

3:49AM PST on Mar 2, 2012

I just use compost, compost teas and, if something really needs help, seaweed. It's good to know there are stock-free options out there to buy, though.

10:24AM PST on Mar 1, 2012

ty

10:23AM PST on Mar 1, 2012

Thank you for this article, I'll surely use them when I'll have a garden (hopefully within a few years).

10:24AM PST on Feb 29, 2012

Great article. Thanks for posting.

10:12AM PST on Feb 29, 2012

Thanks!

5:32AM PST on Feb 29, 2012

Thanks for this article..

add your comment



Disclaimer: The views expressed above are solely those of the author and may not reflect those of
Care2, Inc., its employees or advertisers.

people are talking

ist dairy free, now soya free?? i know of the cruelty & hormones to milk producing cows, sheep…

Sounds good may try this! Thank you

I really enjoyed this little article! Nice pics and ideas! Budget friendly and good for the enviro…

Coconut sugar is also know as Palm sugar. I think any sweet potato or yam would be fine except for…

I have been doing all the exercises on the video for many years, most with weights. Although I do s…

CONTACT THE EDITORS



Select names from your address book   |   Help
   

We hate spam. We do not sell or share the email addresses you provide.