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At Munash we are committed to bringing to you the best in natural mineral fertilisers derived from the land, sea and recycling organic material.
Soil is so easily taken for granted, yet it is one of the most important resources we have in our gardens. If you don’t already love it, then you should start.
Soil is made of life and soil makes life. It is a complex mix of ingredients including minerals, air, water, and organic matter (which makes up the countless micro-organisims and the decaying remains of once living things).
To get healthy soil in our own backyard, we need to put back in to the soil of what the soil is made from, which is minerals and compost (organic matter). Put one handful of minerals per square metre and add it to your soil/compost mix. The minerals feed the microbes in the soil/compost mix. The microbes break down the minerals making it available to your plants. A good mineral/microbe rate means worms flourish aiding the soil to have better air flow and hold more water in the soil.
Just like how our bodies require a balanced diet, so does our soil. When our bodies are healthy, we glow, are more resistant to sickness and have more energy. It should be no surprise that we should supply our soils with as many nutrients as possible – at least 70 valuable trace and ultra trace minerals, preferably in non water-soluble form.
Minerals are essential to soil fertility. They provide the life force for all living things and are released in their plant available, ionic forms by microbe activity and are as important as vitamins and proteins in our food. Hence, it makes sense to supply the soil with a healthy balanced diet. If we consistently deprive our bodies of minerals this leads to major health problems.
Unfortunately today’s technology has devised a way to feed plants by providing manufactured nutritional elements in the form of water soluble nitrogen, phosphate and potassium also known as NPK. These modern fertilisers are water soluble and enter the plants through the drinking roots rather than the feeder roots. Under these circumstances NPK fertilisers leave their residues stored in the vacuoles of plant cells. These vacuoles become saturated with undesirable elements like phosphates, heavy metals and herbicides, instead of the positive storage space they should offer the plant.
This is a good reason to do best to use natural and organic products in our gardens as what you put in the soil ultimately ends up in you.
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