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How Plant Fertilisers Can Transform Your Garden

Updated: Jul 5

Hi there gardeners! If you’re here we can assume a few things about you, like that you love your garden, or are at least interested in how to make your green space the envy of the ‘burbs! Gardeners across Australia turn to Worm Hit fertilisers to help them achieve their dream garden. In this special post, we explore how your plants can benefit from Plant Fertilisers.

Plant Fertilisers

The Magic of Fertilisers: A Simple Breakdown

How do fertilisers help the plants? We will start with the obvious things that plants need to survive, which are sunlight and water. But these things alone are not going to cut it. Plants moreover request a steady supply of supplements so they can have solid development. Soil normally is enriched with these nutrients in nature, but with time they lose the nutrients. This means a shortage of nutrients which couldn’t be a good sign for your plants right?

Organic vs. Synthetic Fertilisers

Do you know that you can have your hands on various types of fertilisers? Basically, there are two categories: organic and synthetic.

  • Organic Fertilisers: These are made up of organic materials like compost, manure, bone meal, and more. They release nutrients slowly, improving the soil structure, and they are fantastic for long-term soil health and sustainability. Know more about organic garden fertilisers here.

  • Synthetic Fertilisers: These are chemicals manufactured by industries to install nutrients quickly in the soil. These are amazing when time is limited, yet they promote growths which are unsustainable and can be extremely harmful if wrongly utilised.

Here at Worm Hit, we’re big fans of organic fertilisers that’s basically our business. Worm compost fertilisers nourish your plants and even cater for the soil, to make sure that your garden stays fertile for years to come.

The Benefits of Using Fertilisers

Having covered the basics let us now look at some tangible benefits which come along with using plant fertilisers in your garden.

1. Improved Plant Growth

What you will immediately notice is enhanced plant growth. Fertilisers correct the surplus in your nutrient measurement; by supplying all these necessaries for your plant, you will see it growing healthy and strong. In the end yielding a beautiful garden with plant whose leaves are more greenish, stems are toughened while flowering/fruiting is brighter than before.

2. Enhanced Soil Fertility

Natural manures especially enhance soils, helping with their structure, and their capacity to hold water and make a solid microbial populace that in turn will help your plants prosper. Over time, this leads to richer, more fertile soil that can support a thriving garden.

3. Increased Success 

For those of you growing vegetables and fruits, fertilisers can significantly boost your yields. Ensuring that your plants grow healthily with the necessary nutrients will enable you get a more productive yield in terms of fruit production. Imagine picking plump, juicy tomatoes or crunchy cucumbers straight from your garden – there’s nothing quite like it!

4. Disease Resistance

Healthy plants are better immune to endure diseases and pests. Fertilisers bolster your plants defense mechanisms, hence reducing chances of them catching common plant diseases. 

5. Better Quality Produce

Not only will you get more produce, but the quality of your fruits and vegetables will also be commendable. Fertilised plants produce tastier, more nutritious fruits and vegetables. And gardens look vibrant with well-nourished flowering plants.

How to Apply Fertilisers

Applying fertilisers correctly is crucial to getting the best results. Here are a few tips to keep yourself in check with correct right measures:

  • Follow the Instructions: This might seem obvious, but it’s worth mentioning. Always read and follow the instructions on the fertiliser packaging. Over-fertilising can harm your plants and the environment.

  • Timing is Everything: Different plants have different fertilisation needs. Generally, it’s best to fertilise at the beginning of the growing season and then again as needed throughout the season.

  • Consider the Weather: Avoid fertilising before heavy rain, as the nutrients can wash away before they have a chance to be absorbed by the plants.

  • Use the Right Tools: Use a spreader for granular fertilisers and a watering can or sprayer for liquid fertilisers for even application.

Your Partner in Gardening Success

We at Worm Hit are not mere suppliers of Natural Fertilisers for Plants. Our collection of natural fertilisers for plants are produced to feed your plants and enrich your soil. Whether you're just starting out or have years of gardening experience, we’re with you through every stage of your gardening journey.

The Worm Hit Difference

What sets Worm Hit apart? It’s our commitment to quality and developing a sustainable garden and veggie patch environment. Worm Hit pellets and Bricks are made from worm castings so that they’re both effective and environmentally friendly. We believe that a healthy garden starts with providing soil, and our products are designed to improve soil health over time.

Get Started Today!

The use of fertiliser will certainly have a positive impact on any garden! The only solution to make sure that every single plant or breathtaking bush flourishes is to infuse it with the nutrients it craves. Doing so will guarantee lush green vegetation, colourful blooms and a nature escape. So, make sure your choices are based on good research. Worm Hit’s organic garden fertilisers are 100% worm-casting-derived and natural. Feed your garden with Worm Hit fertilisers and see how a little care goes a long way.

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