Jani Pohjanraito (jpohjanr at ee.hit.fi) wrote:
: When growing plants (esp. vegetables and teas), which are the
: best sources for following nutrients: Ca, Mg, P, K, and Potash (especially in
Potash is KOH (or high in KOH).
: Eggshells contain at least Ca - is it in useful form? Any other
: nutrients in them?
Yes, the Ca is useful, and (I think) there is P as well.
: What about wood ash?
Wood ash =~ potash.
Mg is in all plants, so mulching in some clippings and/or starting a compost
pile will supply this nutrient (as well as K, P, & N). BTW, N is the best
fertilizer for promoting leaf growth. Good luck.