5 homemade fertilizers to take care of your plants

plants in a patio

Today, with the massive use of pesticides and unnatural fertilizers, plants grow faster in a shorter period of time, but they quickly get sick and their fruits do not have the flavor they should have.

In order to take care of them in the best possible way, the use of ecological products is highly recommended, which not only will not negatively affect them, but will also improve the properties of the soil. Here we show you 5 homemade fertilizers that will take care of your pots and your garden.


Horse manure

horse manure

Currently you can buy bags or sacks of animal manure (mainly from horse) in any nursery or garden store. But if you have chickens, goats, rabbits or any other farm animal, you can take advantage of their excrement to fertilize your plants and enrich the soilmaking it much more fertile.




If you used to throw away eggshells, you can stop. They are very useful to prevent pests, as well as to fertilize plants as they are composed of 93% calcium carbonate, an essential mineral for the good growth of your beloved pots. And you will only have to crush them a little and place them on the surface of the earth. Interesting, right?

Wood ash

Wood ash compost

wood ash compost

Being rich in potassium and phosphorus, wood ash is a very interesting home fertilizer to take care of plants. Preparing this fertilizer is simple and fast: You just have to collect the ash from the burned wood and dilute it in water for later application.

Cut grass

Wild grass

wild grass

Grass as well as lawns are rich in nitrogen. To make the most of them, you have to fill a bucket with 18 liters of water and add the freshly cut herbs there. After two days, dilute the herb tea by mixing one cup of liquid herb with ten cups of waterand you can apply it to plants.

Banana skins

Yellow bananas

yellow bananas

Banana is a fruit rich in potassium, a very important mineral for us but which is also important for plants. So, it is highly advisable to bury the skins in the garden or on the substrate so that, thus, they can produce a greater quantity of flowers.

Do you know other homemade fertilizers?

5 homemade fertilizers to take care of your plants

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