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Garden Recipes (recipes for plants to eat)

Weed Tea / Fertilizer
Gather some herbs from the list below and put in a large container such as a bucket or barrel. Fill with water. Infuse for at least two weeks. This is best to prepare with the new moon and strain and fertilize around the full moon, although it can be done whenever it is convenient.

Nitrogen Alfalfa, Clover, Soybeans, Field Beans, Vetch, Comfrey, Kelp, Licorice Root leaves, Nettles
Magnesium Bladderwrack, Carrot leaves, Coltsfoot, Comfrey, Dandelion, Dulse, Horsetails, Kelp, Meadowsweet, Mistletoe, Mullein, Parsley, Peppermint, Primrose, Willow bark, Skunk Cabbage, Watercress
Potassium Braken fern, Borage, Carrot leaves, Chamomile, Chickweed, Chicory, Clover, Yellow Dock, Eyebright, Fennel, Lamb's Quarters, Nettle, Mullein, Oak bark, Parsley, Peppermint, Pigweed, Plantains, Toadflax, Watercress, Yarrow, Orange and Banana skins
Phosphorous Barley, Buckwheat, Calamus, Caraway, German Chamomile, Chickweed, Clovers, Dandelion, Yellow Dock, Garlic, Lamb's Quarters, Lemon Balm, Licorice root leaves, Lupine, Marigold flowers, Meadowsweet, Mustard, Pigweed, Purslane, Savoy, Sorrel, Vetches, Watercress, Yarrow
Boron Gopher Spurge, Cardboard boxes, Beetroot leaves
Copper Coltsfoot, Dandelion, Nettles, Plantains, Valerian, Yarrow
Manganese Chickweed, Lamb's Quarters
Sulphur Coltsfoot, Eyebright, Fennel, Garlic, Meadowsweet, Mullein, Mustard, Nettle, Plantain, Shepherds Purse, Watercress, Cabbage leaves, Onions
Iron Sarsaparilla, Bladderwrack, Dulse, Iceland Moss, Kelp
Silicon Oat Straw, Plantains, Valerian, Borage, Comfrey, Dandelion, Horsetail

Willow Tea
Used for rooting transplants or cuttings. Infuse leaves from a willow tree in water as if you were making an herbal tea for yourself. Once cooled, water the plants that you wish to root with this mixture.

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