For seeds use 1 part compost to 3 parts soil. Or use 1 part soil, 1 part compost and 2 parts cocopeat.
For seedlings or transplanting use 1 part compost to 2 parts soil. Or you can use 1 part soil, 1 part compost and 1 part cocopeat.
You may not have a terrace garden, a farm or even a single potted plant at home - no problem.
By making compost you have grown in many ways already. You have...
There is hard work that goes into every grain of rice that reaches us. Farmers across the country face many challenges including terrible debt. Growing a plant will help us empathize with the plight and work of the farmer.
We hear it all the time - don't litter, the ice caps are melting, be careful what you eat - but what does it all mean in practical terms to one person? Grow a plant to discover this!
What goes around, comes around. Fruit peels turn to manure and then fruit again. Any pollutants we release are bound to come back in our food, since we sit on top of the food chain!
The compost you made is already organic, here's some tips to keep everything else in your garden organic too.