Disadvantages Of Manure And Fertilizers

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Regular watering
The water is the main essential element for the plant’s survival. So required water is to be poured basing on the dryness of the soil. Check the soil for its wetness and if it is too wet then you can put water in alternative days. Even if you mulch the top layer of soil you didn’t require to pour water every day as mulching can prevent loss of water.
Mulching
Mulching means covering the top most layer of the soil in the pot for about 2 inches with dried leaves , twigs, grass clippings, saw scrap or any other bio-degradable material to hold the water in the pot without escaping through evaporation . If you mulch you can pour water for every 2 to 3 days depending upon the soil wetness.
Liquid Fertilizer
Do apply liquid
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In the practice of growing plants, the soil finds deficit of nutrients. By applying manure and fertilizers, It replenishes the balanced nutrients back to the soil.
Then what is the difference between Manure and fertilizer?
Fertilizer
Fertilizer can be organic or inorganic. Organic fertilizers are called Manures. Synthetic fertilizers are prepared in factories which are chemical in nature and are generally called as fertilizers. Fertilizers provide major macro nutrients like Nitrogen, phosphorus, Potassium (NPK). Example UREA.
Manure
Manures are on the other hand, are organic matter like Cow dung, horse, pig, sheep dungs and poultry excreta which decompose over a period of time and used for the plants. These manures are harmless and safe for the environment. Compost is a manure. We can make manure at home.
There are different types of manures which can be prepared easily without much investment. The selection of type of manure you prepare is based on the ready availability of items in your home.
The following are few organic or natural manures which can be made at home and applied very easily. So remember next time onwards after reading this don’t throw the things into thrash. Make use of

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