Composting – 2

The most awaited article of the season : How to make compost ? Kindly note that following is a procedure for making compost on a small scale. If you have a farm or if you need to start composting on a large scale please contact me here. Take a huge container (something like an oldContinue reading “Composting – 2”

COMPOSTING – 1

As we all know compost is nothing but decayed organic material used as fertilizer for growing plants. We also now know about the nutrients required by plants. Now all we have to do is add these nutrients to compost and eventually add the compost to the soil. But the question is to identify which organicContinue reading “COMPOSTING – 1”

NITROGEN IS NOT THE MOST IMPORTANT NUTRIENT!!

We have always heard and believed that Nitrogen is the most important nutrient! But it is not so. Read on to know more…

What is wrong with my plant?

I have been asked by many of my readers as to what is wrong with their plant because the The plant does not have flowers or the flowers wither before blooming The plant got infected or there are white spots visible on the plant The plant looks unhealthy and is drying up very quickly ToContinue reading “What is wrong with my plant?”

Silt & Loam

Silt: Silt is a very fertile soil mainly found near river banks. The soil particles of silt are smaller than sand and bigger than clay. It is one the best soils for any type of plantation. However silt is not easily available everywhere. Loam Soil: Loam (also known as Red Soil because of its redContinue reading “Silt & Loam”

Sandy Soil

Sandy soil is nothing but sand or soil composed mainly of sand. The color of sandy soil may differ from white to beige to golden brown. The sand particles are very distinguished and detached. They are not united with each other. As a result it is devoid of minerals (nutrients). Now that we have understoodContinue reading “Sandy Soil”

CLAY SOIL

The soil particles of clay soil (also called as black soil because of its color) are very minute and are tightly bonded to each other. So tightly are they attached to each other that it is difficult for both air and water to penetrate. Water percolates very slowly through the soil. Clay soil is aContinue reading “CLAY SOIL”