5 effective homemade fertilisers for your garden


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  • Sunday, 13 Dec 2020

Rice water makes a good natural fertiliser for plants. Even better, leave it overnight to ferment before using it in your garden. Photo: 123rf.com

PJ-based avid gardener Kuan Chee Choun shares these simple ingredients for homemade fertilisers that practically work for all types of plants:

Rice water is the easiest of all and, at zero cost, is a fantastic fertiliser for almost all types of plants. To improve on it, says Kuan, let the rice water sit in a pail or bowl overnight, after which it will bubble a bit as it generates microbial activity.

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