Instructions for Turning Granular Fertilizer into Liquid (plus pros and cons)

What Are Granular and Liquid Fertilizers?

- Granular fertilizers are dry fertilizers made in pellet forms.

- Liquid fertilizers are in liquid form and are made with water-soluble nutrients like potassium chloride, anhydrous ammonia, etc.

Differences between Liquid Fertilizer and Granular Fertilizer

- Cost - Method Dispersal - Nutrient Availability - Mobility of Nutrients - Effects on Plant Health - Effects on Environment - Correction of Nutrient - Deficiencies - Storage

How to Turn Granular Fertilizer into Liquid

Considering the differences between granular and liquid fertilizers, you can tell that choosing one over the other is based on preference, method of application, and types of plants grown. If you already have one form, can you convert it to another?

To convert a fertilizer from liquid to granular form; – Soak the granules in distilled water for 24 hours. Start with a 1:1 ratio and adjust based on your plants needs. – Mix the solution then filter out the undissolved solids. – Do not throw the undissolved solids away. Apply them to your garden. – Store the liquid fertilizer in a container with a closed lid, and a dark room.

3 Ways to Apply Your Liquid Fertilizers

- Direct Soil Application - Foliar Feeding - Fertigation

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