Nettle is a useful weed, although very misunderstood. Perhaps because it has been associated when we were children, with the pain and itching caused by the contact with its leaves. Nettles are considered weeds We find them in our fields and in our gardens. Pretty much all of us have been stung by nettles, especially […]
25 Weeds as soil’s nutrient indicators – An alternative perspective of weeds in the garden and field
After reading this article, you will no longer see and treat weeds as trouble, but from an alternative perspective. You will treat them as indicators of the health of your soil and nutrients that your soil contains or lacks. We present 25 common weeds and explain when and where they choose to grow. It is
We can use stinging nettle tea to protect our plants from aphids. Especially when these first start to appear on plants. Materials for nettle tea How to prepare the nettle tea In a container (wooden or plastic), add the fresh nettle parts and water. Stir well so that the nettles are submerged in the water.
The nettle tea acts as a revitalizing agent for plants that have been affected by drought. It also makes plants stronger and more resistant to any future infestations. If you water the plant with it, you add nitrogen to the soil. Materials How to prepare this nettle tea In a container (wooden or plastic) pour