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Q.How To Use Brocoli Stems As A Fertilizer Without Composting?

Zone 400034 | Sweni Jain added on November 23, 2022 | Answered

Hello, I would like to know ways to make fertilizer with brocoli stems/ stalks. I would like to use the leftover stalks for plants however i havent yet started composting. Please let me know alternate ways to make a fertilizer with the leftover brocoli stems.

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Answered on November 24, 2022

I would not attempt to use them without composting, or without making a compost tea, but sometimes, just throwing them out into your garden is enough to get the composting process started! Unfortunately, using fresh material in an indoor setting, or in container, would not be recommended. This will carry a heavy risk of introducing an infection to your plants.

Fortunately, we have plenty of reading to help you to get started with composting! This collection of articles will help:


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