Wondering about the hype behind manure/compost teas. Having used
it liberally (20 gal. batches) a couple of times with no obvious
benefit, I'm scratching my head and wondering if it is worth the
Anybody with a comment?
I never understood why people make compost teas. why not just put the
compost around the ground? it seems like a lot of work to make the
teas which seem to me like trying to force the compost/manure to
release nutrients faster (dissolve in water, adding bacteria and
increasing o2 flow) , when plants generally like slow release
I read somewhere (take it for what it's worth) that spraying compost
tea on the leaves prevents critters from from eating and spreading
deseases on your plants. I also read that you must use the tea within
1 few hours of brewing it. Like I said, I read this somewhere and I'm
just too much of a noob at this to know if it works or not.
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