For plant health and soil conditioning, we like to add Down To Earth Oyster Shell Flour. The range of particle sizes in this crushed mix ensures rapid and long-term release of calcium which builds stronger plants that can withstand disease and pest assaults. OMRI Listed for use in organic production.
• Excellent source of calcium
• Supports strong root development and uptake of all minerals
• Improves soil texture and aeration
• Raises pH in acidic soils
• OMRI listed
Available in a 6-lb. box
DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Vegetables/ Flowers: Apply 3-6 lbs per 100 square feet and thoroughly mix into soil. To feed established plants, side dress 2-4 oz, depending on plant size.
Containers: Add 1-2 Tbsp per gallon of soil and mix thoroughly or use 1/2 to 1 lb per cubic yard.
Trees/ Shrubs: Apply 1 lb per 1-inch of trunk diameter, extend outwards from base to the drip line. Mix into soil surface and water well.
Lawns: Broadcast 1/4 to 1/2 cup per 10 square feet depending on soil analysis and water in well.
Some growers use this to help boost growth of root crops, like beets.