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Organic Fertilisers - Details



Type of Fertiliser

(names)

Nutrients

(approximate content)

Areas of Use

Application Method & Rate

Straight Organic

Dried Blood

Nitrogen 12%

(plus some iron)

A relatively quick acting organic source of nitrogen can be used as a ‘liquid’ feed.

Base-dressing

Can also be mixed with water to give a ‘liquid manure’

Hoof & Horn Meal

Nitrogen 12%

Slowly released nitrogen for established perennials - will not ‘scorch’

Base-dressing

50g/sq.m.

Compound Organic




Bonemeal (steamed)

Nitrogen 3.5%

Phosphorus 18%

General style fertiliser for the establishment of trees, shrubs and herbaceous perennials

Base-dressing

50g/sq.m.

Fish, Blood & Bone meal

Nitrogen 5%

Phosphorus 5%

Potassium 6.5%

Organic slower acting alternative to Growmore. Presence of potassium is useful for flowering and fruiting crops

Base-dressing

70g/sq.m.