Earths Original Organics

Frequently asked questions

Organic fertilizers aid in building the health of the soil by benefiting the soil’s biome. By building up the different beneficial microorganisms in the soil.  The microorganisms in the organic nutrients in the soil breaking them down making available to the plants. This benefits the plants and their growth in increasing immunity, heat, and drought tolerance.

NPK represents the nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium in the fertilizer. These are the most important of the plant’s required nutrients.

The fertilizer lasts for years, but the mycorrhiza may diminish after 2 years.

A fertilizer tea is when a certain amount of fertilizer is placed into an amount of water with an aerator pump for twenty-four hours. This allows the benefits of the fertilizer to seep into the water which is then applied directly or at a diluted rate to the plants. It is best if the fertilizer is placed into some sort of bag like an organza bag to keep the solids out of the pump and these may be spread out under plants in the yard for their benefit.

In warm climates apply the fertilizer monthly while cooler climates may be applied every 8 weeks; container plants should be done every 2-4 weeks in warmer climates and every 4-8 weeks.

The Magic Flower works well for potted cacti and succulents as it is high in calcium and low in nitrogen.

The fertilizer should be watered in after applying.

Soil pH is the measurement of the alkalinity or the acidity of the soil with a pH of 7 being neutral. This is important as it affects the plant’s ability to uptake nutrients and minerals from the soil. The ideal pH for most plants is between 6 and 7.

The pH of Earth’s Original Organics Magic Mix and Magic Flower fertilizer varies from 6.1-6.4.

The Magic Mix is approximately 4 cups per pound and has varied from 3 ½ – 4 ½ cups per pound. The Magic Flower is approximately 2 cups per pound.

This fertilizer is designed to promote the health of the beneficial bacteria in the soil. With molasses as a food source and the makeup of the fertilizer sometimes mycelium growth has already initiated growth, in the container. This is a good thing and does not mean the fertilizer has gone bad.

The white growth evident in the soil after using the fertilizer is the active growth of the mycelium and is the beneficial affects you are looking to have in your soil.