Earth Life Garden Mate
What is it?
A 100% natural* Garden Soil and Plant Conditioner containing plant available silica, minerals, trace elements and garden friendly microbes.
What does it do?
Planting: Promotes a healthier, more robust root system and stronger thicker stem growth on all plants. This allows plants to withstand adverse conditions. Also encourages earthworm activity within the root zone, which enhances nutrient availability.
Clay Soils: Loosens heavy clay soils. Provides better moisture penetration, softer soil, improves drainage and nutrient availability.
Sandy Soils: Binds sand particles together in sandy soils which reduces nutrient leaching and improves moisture availability.
Where and when to use it?
All existing gardens, trees, pot plants, lawns and new gardens. Extremely beneficial when planting or transplanting all plants. All plants when re-potting.
How often do you use it?
Generally every 4 to 6 months. As often as necessary.
- Problem soils or areas: Minimum 500gm/m2 (5 handfuls approx)
- Most planting situations: 300gm/m2 (3 handfuls approx)
- General Conditioning: 100gm/m2 (1 handful approx)
- Re-potting: 25 grams per litre of potting mix (1 tablespoon)
Other Important Information
Contains all natural* ingredients including plant available silica and natural phosphate. Safe for use on Australian native plants. Work into the soil for faster results. Can be spread over mulch, bark etc. Will not burn plant foliage or root hairs. Maintains soil pH level longer.
Typical Analysis of Garden Mate
Phosphate: % 1.4
Potassium: % 1.1
Calcium: % 13.0
Magnesium: % 3.7
Silica: % 36.0
Iron: % 3.0
Sulphur: % 1.0
Plus Trace and Ultra Trace Elements. *Garden Mate is an allowable input for organic growers.