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Tea As Fertilizer For Today

Author : Jackie Penman


Tea is used as potting mix

There are always left over or waste products in all industries. industry Tea manufacturing industries throw out lots of waste teas, daily, as left over.The employees working in tea industry would take the waste home for their gardens, however, some tea manufacturing industries selling these wastes to employees or farmers! Presently, horse stable manure from the local racing stables, sandstone sawdust from a nearby stand stone quarry and sand are mixed with waste tea.A fertile potting mix that is utilized in their nursery where they cultivate the tea plants from seed harvested from the full-grown tea plants on the cultivated area which constitutes the mixture.

Tea is used as vermicompost

India is one of the leading nations, which produces bio fertilizers in huge amount. In India, Tata companies reprocessed their waste in innovative ways. The used tea waste undergoes processes of the company transforming it to vermicomposting after. The method of vermicomposting that the industry attempts ensures a plant-soil cycle thereby facilitating to build vital soil fauna and flora as well as adding to the organic matter content of the soil for enhanced nutritional effectiveness and uptake. Tea is used as compost tea

Compost tea is something better than the simple old compost. The compost tea is prepared by immersing compost in water. It can be used as a soil drench or a foliar spray depends on the problems occurring in plants. Tea waste is also used to prepare compost tea. Compost tea helps to increase the quality and quantity of nutrients accessible to the plant, accelerates the breakdown of toxins and inhibit foliar diseases. The reaction is much faster than the compost mixed into the soil in the plant in using tea compost.The actual quality of the compost is much higher than the conversion of compost into the compost tea. Tea is used as source of potassium

Ash of old tea plants is a prospective resource of potassium, an essential nutrient for plant growth. Since ash is alkaline, tea plants do not profit from the supplementary alkalinity, except for extremely acidic soils. Ash must be used on the soil of the trees grown from fuel plantations, which will enhance fertility in the fuel-wood farming rather than on the plantations. The necessity for inorganic fertilizers can decrease with the use of compost and organic matter. Tea is used as medium for mushroom cultivation

By growing mushrooms on tea waste, you can maintain double-figure economic growth without wearing natural resources. Normal method is not like tea waste that can help in the fast growth of mushroom.Cultivating mushrooms doesn't mean to cut down trees. The mushroom improves its yield with a mixture of tea waste with peat in 1:1 (v:v) ratio. The uses of tea waste in other ways

The waste tea still contains the effective antioxidants known as catechins. Chagra, the used tea leaves, is used to enhance the roses. A tea that can be cooled and used to water houseplants on occasion, and infused tea leaves may be scattered in the flower garden for a nutrient hike is the remnant brewed tea. It can be sow in the gardens all around. For both indoor and outdoor plants, tea waste can be used as a fertilizer.


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