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Post  cowskey on 5/14/2010, 12:51 pm

Mel's 1st book had a recipe for making organic fertilizer from bone meal, blood meal and wood ash. I've lost my book in the move to CA, can anyone supply me with this recipe?

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Re: Wood ash

Post  martha on 5/22/2010, 11:38 pm

Is this it?


1 part blood meal
2 parts
bone meal
3 parts wood ashes
4 parts composted leaf mold For
a high nitrogen fert it is the same ingredients and amounts except the
blood meal is increased to 3 parts. By far the leaf mold has
the lowest amounts of the big 3 nutrients so it would be the one to skip
if you can't find it or don't want to take the time to make it. Oddly
it is the one ingredient I would most want myself. You can make it
yourself by stuffing a bag full of leaves and leave it sit somewhere for
a year or two.
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