Most gardeners have a concept about the benefits of natural fertilizers. The most commonly used manure, but not always it will be expensive. In some places, this fertilizer is simply impractical. At the same time not everyone knows about the benefits of filing, which is a valuable organic fertilizer and with the correct usage ensures good results.
Sawdust can be put in the compost, to apply for the formation of ridges, used as a mulch material, and just sprinkle the walkways between ridges that grass would grow in them. They are used in growing seedlings and used as substrate for potato and seeds. It is only important to handle them – then we will be able to noticeably increase the yield.
The effect of sawdust on soil
The soil in which a lot of disintegrating organic matter, e.g. sawdust, have good breathability and are able to absorb moisture. On these lands productivity is higher, they do not form harmful for the growth of plants peel, so loosening them is required less often.
Sawdust for fertilizer
Use as fertilizer rotted sawdust should – they, unlike fresh, have a brown color, of varying intensity. Process pereprevaniya not particularly quick, it can last for 10 years or longer. To speed up should ensure the availability of organics and water. To do this, add a little sawdust in the compost pile, or ridge of the greenhouse, in which many fresh manure.
If sawdust is used for fertilizer in large quantities, the soil is generally require additional lime, as it may unnecessarily zakislate.
How to make compost
Part of the resulting pereprevaniya fertilizer is better to use compost. For example, to mix sawdust with bird droppings and manure and let it Mature during the year. This mixture must be moistened and from time to time to cover with something to prevent leaching of nutrients. Added to compost grass clippings, fallen leaves and hay, and waste from the kitchen.
To speed up the process of rotting sawdust before putting in the compost is well moistened. Useful for cubic meter of sawdust to pour 2-3 buckets of earth. This compost is a good environment for microorganisms and earthworms, which speeds up the allowed to rot.
Sawdust, which lasted about weeds, abandoned areas, also needs to be composting. Well a lot heat to prevent germination of weeds. For this sawdust is sprinkled with very hot water, then quickly cover with plastic wrap.