Humans have been seeking out ways to add fertility to their garden plants since the beginning of agriculture. Today it couldn’t be simpler to buy a bottle of instant plant nutrition at your local garden store, but some people find these options lacking. Instead, they choose to rely on a different type of plant nutrition, one that they can make themselves. One form of a homemade additive is a highly versatile mixture called fermented plant extract (FPE).
With a little bit of time and plenty of creativity, even the most novice gardener can make and use fermented plant extract right at home. By seeking out specific types of plant material, you can create the combination that gives your garden exactly what it needs, whether that is a natural pesticide, fungicide, or simply a little extra nutrition.
For some simple tips and smart ideas for using your own fermented plant extract, read on.