Botanical Garden Uses Compost Tea As A Fertilizer

Worm Farming

Last month, the garden, perched atop a hill northeast of campus, started to use what is called “compost tea” to provide nutrients to plants and reduce the amount of water that is needed. The “tea” is a liquid that is brewed from high-grade organic compost and sprayed onto plants, acting as a disease suppressant.

Berkeley Botanical Garden Adopts New Eco-Friendly Fertilizing Method

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