Marijuana Homemade Fertilizers, Easy and Simple

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Natural home-made fertilizers
Natural home-made fertilizers


Cannabis, like any other plant, may also need extra help for better growth.

There are natural fertilizers that you can make yourself in a simple way.

Most feminized and autoflowering seeds can use a little help in the form of fertilizer or compost to grow healthy, vigorous and full of vitality. Natural fertilizers have been used for centuries and have been used to obtain abundant, disease-free crops with spectacular growth as they provide the plant with all the minerals and organic compounds it needs to grow healthy and strong.

Here we show you some of the best known and best results give for the crop of our beloved plant. 😉

However, if you prefer to use fertilizers available on the market, remember that in our “cannabis fertilizers” section you can find them at the best price.




Coffee grounds



Coffee grounds, excellent fertilizer for the growth phase.
Coffee grounds, excellent fertilizer for the growth phase.


A fertilizer for the growth phase


The use of coffee grounds as a natural fertilizer has long been well known, and it is also one of the most commonly used homemade marijuana fertilizers.

Coffee grounds are acidic and favour the development of acetic bacteria in the substrate, containing about 2% nitrogen and other organic nutrients.

A good way to prepare a good cannabis fertilizer is to add the coffee grounds to your composting tank or composter, or to mix with the substrate at a proportion of 2 grams of coffee grounds for each liter of soil approximately, but you must control the pH well since they can make the substrate too acidic, try to keep it between 6 and 6.5 so that there are no problems. If you mix the coffee grounds with other homemade fertilizers, try not to exceed 20% in order not to decompensate.

Another way to use coffee is to dilute the coffee ground from the coffee machine in one liter of water, and let the mixture stand for 24 hours. After this time we already have a good dose of fertilizer for our plants. In this case, we do not use the sediment directly as fertilizer, but the mother water (water in contact with the unsoluble coffe ground) derived from the digestion of the sediment (sedimented coffee).

Personally, I prefer to use the sediment and mix it with the substrate, it is an excellent fertilizer for the growth phase.



Wood ashes


Wood ash, very effective in preventing pests.
Wood ash, very effective in preventing pests.


Fertilizer for the final flowering phase


Always using wood from broadleaves trees; it’s another good natural fertilizer for marijuana. We can get the wood ashes from a barbecue made with logs or from a chimney in which we use only wood. The result of the wood combustion is a substance rich in potassium and phosphorus (10% in the form of potassium oxide), so we have a mineral fertilizer suitable for the final flowering phase, used individually or combined with some resin enhancer.

One way to prepare ash for fertilization is to collect it shortly after the wood has burned and store it in a dry place. It is best to apply it mixed with other organic substrates since it is almost exclusively mineral residue. A good mixture can contain from 1 to 2 grams of ash for each liter of substrate at most, which will provide food for your plants and are also very effective in preventing pests. Don’t overdo it by adding ashes because they raise the PH of the substrate and can make it very alkaline.

Another way to use wood ashes is as a fertilizer solution, which, as with the coffee grounds, is prepared by diluting the ashes in a little water, and let them rest for a few hours (making a breeding ground).

And now you may irrigate your cannabis plants in flowering phase with the nutrient solution. Another of the most useful homemade fertilizers for your collection.



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Banana Tea


Banana tea provides amino acids assimilated by the plant
Banana tea provides amino acids assimilated by the plant


Full cycle flowering fertilizer


This fruit is known for being one of the most potassium-rich natural products. Potassium is a key element, which is used in all stages of cannabis plant development, and is also one of the three main macronutrients component of NPK (you can see it on the label), which we can all see in regular commercial fertilizers.

Potassium helps the plant assimilate sugars, starches and carbohydrates in general, which is why it is so essential for the plant’s flowering, as it helps to increase energy reserves and the construction of complex carbohydrates that give structure to leaves, stems and buds.

Potassium is also essential because it is associated with the biosynthesis of proteins related to terpenes, the absorption of water by the roots and the regulation of the stomata cell guards for its opening and closing.

In addition to this essential element, banana tea also provides amino acids assimilated by the plant so that we can say that it is an organic-mineral fertilizer.

A good way to prepare this potassium-rich fertilizer tea is as follows: boil 3 to 5 banana peels in one liter of water, adding 2 tablespoons of molasses, honey or sugar cane. Once the mixture is cold, we remove the banana peels and the resulting liquid is mixed with 2 more liters of water, shake well and our homemade banana fertilizer is ready to water our cannabis directly.

This tea is applied during the last six weeks of flowering. With this you will get up to 20% more fattening in your buds. It is a kind of PK that we use to make the flowers gain weight, density and hardness, since the dry skins of the bananas basically contain these elements:

  • Phosphorus…………………… 3.25%
  • Potassium…………………… 45%

A good fertilizer for marijuana, without a doubt, one of the best.


Nettle Tea


Nettle tea is a product that provides insect repellent plant active ingredients.
Nettle tea is a product that provides insect repellent plant active ingredients.


Fertilizer of foliar application and preventive insecticide


Nettle tea (urtica urens) rather than a fertilizer is a product that provides active plant principles of repellent activity on insects such as aphids, whiteflies and mites, but can also be considered fertilizer because of its high content in organic nitrogen and mineral components.

Its application is mainly foliar, although it can also be used in irrigation, and it is very easy to prepare since we only have to follow the same steps as in the banana tea preparation.

You must be careful when collecting the nettles, as they can cause skin irritation when touching the plant to cut it and make the extraction or maceration. Always use gloves and be careful not to touch these plants with your skin. For the mixture we use a bucket, put a good amount of nettles inside (up to half) and cover with water to leave the mixture to rest. We can do maceration, fermentation or mature purine, the only thing that changes is the time, as you can see in the graph below, where you can also see the uses, dosage and many other data:

It has a strong and characteristic smell, there are even brands of biocides/fertilizers that commercialize this kind of preparations or fertilizers for cannabis like Agrobeta or General Hydroponics, even labeled as deficiency correctors. You can find it under the name of Nettle Purine, and its composition is based mainly on Nitrogen and Iron:

  • Nitrogen……………………. 0,5%
  • Iron………………………… 0,08%

It’s a great product that enters us into organic farming as good natural fertilizers that they are.



Brewer’s yeast


Brewer's yeast, rich in minerals, amino acids and proteins
Brewer’s yeast, rich in minerals, amino acids and proteins


Multipurpose fertilizer


Brewer’s yeast has normally been promoted as an excellent food for human use, but due to its wealth of minerals, amino acids and proteins it has been proposed as an excellent organic-mineral fertilizer, qualified also as a good natural fertilizer for plants.

And don’t confuse it with baker’s yeast. The yeast that we are going to use is nutritional, and corresponds with the residue that has left the yeast alive after fermenting with barley malt.

How to use it to make organic compost for marijuana plants?

Very simple!

The preparation that we can make to fertilize consists of a small spoonful of beer yeast dissolved in a liter of water, we will obtain another good fertilizer, in this case for flowering of cannabis, since it is very rich in phosphorus and potassium. Prepare only the mixture that you are going to use in that moment, calculate the amount of water that you need to water, add a spoonful of beer yeast for each liter of water (teaspoon) stir well the mixture and water slowly until you see that it begins to drain water by the bottom of the flowerpots.

Due to its high content of other minerals and organic compounds we can consider this fertilizer as a multipurpose one for the whole plant cycle.

If you use it you will notice the difference!



Egg shell


Egg shell, calcium deficiency correcting fertilizer
Egg shell, calcium deficiency correcting fertilizer


Calcium deficiency correcting fertilizer


An excellent calcium corrector that we can use in our preparations with cannabis fertilizers are the homemade fertilizers based on eggshells. This type of fertilizer is used to offer an extra contribution of calcium to our cannabis plant, but in addition it is source of other elements, check out what a good distribution it has by each 100 grams of eggshell:


  • Calcium ……………….. 380mg
  • Magnesium …………. 375mg
  • Phosphorus ……………. 99,3mg
  • Potassium ……………. 41,6mg
  • Iron ……………….. 0,5mg


It is prepared by crushing in a mortar or grinding 6 egg shells (try to leave the internal white membrane that remains stuck in the shell to take advantage of all the nutrients) and once they are reduced to their minimum expression they have to be boiled. To do this we put a pot with 2 liters of water on the fire, we add the crushed shells and a spoonful of Epson Salts, about 15 grams, and when the water starts to boil we wait 5 minutes while we stir the mixture.

After that time we remove the pot from the fire and cover it with a cloth for about 24 hours so that all the nutrients are released and remain in the water. Later we filter the water with the help of a kitchen strainer, and we already have prepared our homemade egg-shell based fertilizer for our cannabis plants, which can be applied directly, although it is advisable to always adjust the PH.

The ideal option is to use it as soon as possible, as it happens with all the homemade fertilizers, but if you keep it in a dark, fresh and dry place it can last up to 3 months.

Calcium deficiency is not very common in marijuana, since it is a very common component in irrigation water that is not distilled or osmotized, but bear in mind that the marijuana plant requires almost as much calcium as nitrogen, and that is why many commercial brands of fertilizers for hydroponics incorporate it in their formulas.

Mix the resulting nutrient solution with some fertilizer rich in nitrogen for the growth phase, or phosphorus and potassium for the flowering phase, although you can use it as calcium corrector directly as long as you take into account the pH value.

Adjust the pH if you have too much acidic the liquid; remember that the appropriate pH values are 5.5 for the growth phase and 6.0-6.5 for flowering. The final root washing is best done at neutral pH 7.0.



Animal faeces


Animal faeces, one of the most universal fertilizers for marijuana
Animal faeces, one of the most universal fertilizers for marijuana


Full cycle fertilizer


Although it may not seem too pleasant, animal faeces are one of the most universal fertilizers for marijuana. It is a high-quality organic fertilizer. In order to use this type of homemade fertilizer for plants, it is necessary to collect the dried animal faeces from species such as sheep, goat, horse, rabbit, and cow, some bird species are also suitable, including the famous Guano, which is obtained from bats.

Before using this type of fertilizer you should know that some have to be composted for two months or more before adding it to your garden substrate, since the composting process kills the undergrowth seeds and transforms the nutrients into more useful forms for the plant. I explain below the differences between different types of home fertilizers made from manure and their doses:

  • Cow manure: In conventional agriculture they do not wait for it to ferment, but they apply it far from the plants so as not to burn them, although it is not a very strong fertilizer. It is also used to heat the soil in cold areas, and is normally mixed at a rate of 1 to 5 kilos per m2 of soil.
  • Rabbit manure: In this case it is essential to expose the rabbit faeces to the sun for several months as it is quite acidic and strong when fresh. In this case it is mixed between 100 and 400 grams per m2, you know that it is better to run a little short than to overdo it.
  • Horse manure: It is necessary to leave it in the sun until it stops smelling, although it must be said that it is not very rich in nutrients. It can be added with a proportion similar to that of a cow, that is, from 1 to 5 kilos/m2, but the ideal is to apply it together with other fertilizers.
  • Sheep or goat manure: It is the best because of the distribution of nutrients it contains, and it is much more powerful than cow or horse manure, so generally less quantity is needed, but you can add from 500 grams to 2 kilos/m2.
  • Chicken manure: It is very acidic, even more so than rabbit manure, and it is not very rich in nutrients, except for the Calcium, which it contains in quantity, something that must be taken into account, since it should not be applied to basic or calcareous soils. The recommended dose is from 50 to 300 grams/m2 of soil.



Lentils or bean tea


Lentils or bean tea, root stimulants rich in auxins
Lentils or bean tea, root stimulants rich in auxins


Root stimulants rich in auxins


Auxins represent a very important group of phytohormones that regulate plant growth and phototropism (movement of leaves and stems in search of light), causing the branches to grow vertically by elongation of plant cells.

Auxins have been traditionally used in gel form for root development in cuttings and seedlings, as is the case of Clonex, one of the best known marijuana products, and although it is true that the Auxins work very well in synthetic form, we can also find them in nutrient solutions formed by organic products such as seaweeds, and teas made of seeds rich in auxins, as happens with certain species of beans and other vegetables.

This is one of the best homemade root stimulators that you can make yourself, you only need 100 grams of lentils or beans, 2 saucepans or casseroles, 2 cloths, water and 1 strainer, and the preparation is very simple, I explain it to you in 7 steps so you can understand it better:

  1. Put the 100 grams of lentils in a saucepan, add 1 liter of water and let it rest for 4 hours
  2. Place the strainer over the empty bucket and pour the water without the lentils, which we left in the bucket without water, and cover each bucket with a cloth.
  3. About 24 hours later we remove the clothes and mix the water with the lentils again, wait 15 minutes and repeat step 2.
  4. 1 day later we mix again the water with the lentils for another 15 minutes, and we have to keep doing this until the lentils germinate and their roots are at least 1 cm.
  5. Once the lentils have germinated and have a root, they must be crushed and left mixed with water for at least 1 hour to release all the hormones.
  6. We filter the water one last time and we have our special stimulator for the rooting phase, homemade and cheap.

You can use it directly in watering, and what you have left over remember to store it in a cool, dry and dark place for up to 3 months.

Another eco-friendly homemade cannabis fertilizer at your fingertips!!




Ready-made fertilizers


And, if after reading all these ideas you don’t dare to make any of them, you will always have to go to your trustable grow shop and purchase a high quality manufactured fertilizer. In our Grow Shop we offer you fertilizers with specialization in hydroponic growing, showing a deep-rooted culture in nature and ecology.

One of the most complete fertilizer packs you can find at PEV Grow is the Canna Fertilizer Kit, with which you will have all the nutrients your plants need. This kit has 6 fertilizers that you can use depending on the phase of your plant is either growth or flowering.


Canna Fertilizer Kit

In any case, any brand that you choose, don’t forget to consult the fertilizer schedule charts that the manufacturer recommends, in order to optimize the results of your marijuana crop, either in yield, psychoactivity, aroma and flavor.


Canna Fertilizer Kit


With this Canna Fertilizer Kit you will have all the food your plants need to cover the full crop cycle, and of course at the best price on your Grow Shop trusted.

With this Canna Fertilizer Kit you will have all the food your plants need to cover the full crop cycle, and of course at the best price on your Grow Shop trusted.


Canna Fertilizer Kit is composed of:
– TERRA VEGA (1 Liter)
– CANNA BOOST (250 ml.)
– RHIZOTONIC (250 ml.)
– CANNAZYM (250 ml.)
– PK 13/14 (1 Liter)
– TERRA FLORES (1 Liter)

More infomation here
Canna Fertilizer Kit


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  1. Avatar for Kirk

    Overall this is a pretty good article however the one point I think needs more research based information is the use of coffee grounds & all the claims. I compost them myself but there is information about the toxicity of grounds to worms, antibacterial effects on micro life as well as the potential inhibitory effect of caffeine on plant growth.
    The PH of coffee grounds is generally at a 6.5 so neutral not acidic as is often stated.

    • Avatar for Juanma de

      Hi Kirk,
      Thank you very much for the information and for your input.


  2. Avatar for Ramiz

    Do I need all of them in my soil or just some of them?
    I’m trying to plant marijuana.

    • Avatar for Juanma de

      Hello Ramiz,
      I didn’t quite understand your question.
      Anyway, I invite you to join the discord group where you can ask anything you want to the community:


  3. Avatar for Magic green

    Great information I follow your instruction and I added on the mix all kind of fruit peels ( I am a big fruit fan) ,egg shell ,tomato waste , lettuce, onion, pees , rice some buttermilk,whole bananas, wood ash , and I boil all of that on a low heat for 24 hours smash the whole mixture with a blander Reboil for few hours let the mixture cool down ,use coffe filter to take out the hard particules test the mixture with ph and ppm meter and use it after adjusting the ph the results was more the amazing u cannot find the right words to describe the size , aromas , smel and taste of those buds I produce using this natural fertilizer…. Thanks again keep the good medicinal grow and use of the cannabis nature gift

    • Avatar for Juanma de

      Hello Magic Green,
      I was very happy to read your comment, I hope you enjoy that harvest!

  4. Avatar for Gaasp

    Great job.
    The article refers 2g of coffee grounds for each litre of soil….but answering below, you said 50g per litre. Could you clarify? About coffee ground liquid, which would be the ratio?

    • Avatar for Juanma de

      Hello Gaasp,
      In the first example we say 0.2 grams per liter of soil.
      In the second example we say that it is the residue of a coffee pot per liter of water.
      They are different examples.


  5. Avatar for Vee

    Hi I used your recipes for the Banana Tea and the Egg Shell Tea, and Coffee Mother Water for my plants and it work well, Thanks. I wanted to know what the shelf life of the Banana Tea Fertilizer, and the Coffee Mother water is. Thanks.

    • Avatar for Juanma de

      Hi Vee,
      Glad to hear our content is helping you!

      Regarding your question, it usually lasts about 1 week if you have already diluted it in water.


  6. Avatar for K

    good information thanks for sharing it

    Is it possible to mix your fertilizers with KNF method?
    is there an option to overdose with organic fertilizers ? is it different in any way from chemical fertilizer overdosing ?

    • Avatar for Juanma de

      Hi Kadosh,
      Yes, you can combine both methods, but there is a risk of overfertilization.

  7. Avatar for Tony Johnson

    Hi there
    this is a really good article with no bullshit.
    I’m an old man now,but toking on and off for 50 years. Been growing my own for the past 4 years or so.
    I, like many others, have periodically spent many, many hours on line looking for tips on homemade fertilizer and root stimulators.
    Although I understand that monetization has become the name of the game, I really dislike the pushing of the myriad of commercial products out there.
    I’m old enough to remember a time when almost none of this stuff existed and many people who liked growing stuff would figure out (often by trial and error) what their plants liked and thrived on.
    I’m aware of some of your recipes but just wanna say 10 out of 10 for your most excellent, no bullshit, totally do-able, tips
    Thank you very much.

    • Avatar for Juanma de

      Hi Tony!
      Wow, you’ve left me speechless, thanks for rating our content!


  8. Avatar for greg

    Hi all, thanks so much for this forum, i am a beginer, and its my first pot im growing , i live in one of them EuroAsian countries where its prohibited, so i started growing one indoors, its been over 3 months now and hasnt grown up to 1ft, i havent added anything , just water it daily , and it has grown buds , and started turning dark and somewhat purple ish, i repeat, i just grow them indoors, left the sun heat it sometimes, but is it too late for me to start putting all dem DIY fertilizers i just read or how do i make it grow and blossom,

    • Avatar for Juanma de

      Hi Greg,
      I need a little more information, tell me how many hours of light you have had during cultivation.
      The fertilizer issue, it depends on the week the plant is in.

      Best regards

  9. Avatar for Skylar R Carlson

    Can I use apple peelings if I boiled them 1st

    • Avatar for Juanma de

      Hi Skylar,
      Yes of course, but remember to measure the ph once you are done.


  10. Avatar for Ogyaskween

    Thank you for the help!

  11. Avatar for Dan Collins

    My friends will really enjoy reading this blog. everything that they want to learn or know about cannabis fertilizers is here. Thank you very much for posting this. It is such a worth reading blog.

    • Avatar for Juanma de

      Thank you very much for your words!
      We hope that you like the future content so much

  12. Avatar for jacob william

    Great !thanks for sharing this type of new blogs very informative and knowledgeable. I really got to know new thing about cannabis oil. Different types of pain recovered by use of cannabis oil or cbd oil like back pain, skin problem, depression , sleeping disorder and many more. there are many more benefit of medical marijuana…

    • Avatar for Juanma de

      Thank you very much for your comment 💚

  13. Avatar for Claudine Miller

    Great article! I love reading articles like this. Creating a DIY fertilizer for marijuana is such a very good idea. Doing this kind of things makes me more engage to something that is good for our environment. Creating natural fertilizer is really a thing and also it will help to recycle thing which we normally throw away. Thanks for sharing.

    • Avatar for Juanma de

      Thank you very much for your words 💚

  14. Avatar for Azim palmer

    informative and very simple

  15. Avatar for FABIO


    • Avatar for Juanma de

      Hi Fabio!
      We hope it was helpful.

      Greetings 😉

  16. Avatar for Jade J Juhasz

    Has anyone ever used human weight gainer for flowering outdoors w 6 weeks left till harvest? Ive been growing for like 20 years i do alot of experimenting. I used mass somethin or other it had hella vitamens and molybdenum and manganese and copper iron all kind of good stuff amino acids im curious to see what will happen. I threw some ash and pears from my pear tree its lookin great

    • Avatar for Juanma de

      Hi Jade,
      Honestly, I have never used human weight gainer but all the advice from the community is good!
      We hope you will find them useful 👏

    • Avatar for Christopher Benitt

      Very interesting article to come across!
      I knew a few of these tricks, now I can try even more!

  17. Avatar for CS Bailey

    3 banana peels, boil in 1 gallon of water, for 10 min. Remove peels.

    Got it!

    Question: how much sugar (or honey) do I add?

    1 teaspoon? Tablespoon?

    Thank you!

    • Avatar for Juanma de

      Hello CS Bailey,
      You must put a whole spoonful.

      Thanks to you!

    • Avatar for Matthew waner

      I’ve got one plant that I was just experimenting with and it turned out really good but it was planning very late in the season and I’m trying to figure out a way to keep it growing and get the buds but the only problem is I don’t have the proper grow lights.. someone told me just to use ambient light and or a regular light bulb with a black plastic bag which I think sounds crazy. Any suggestions?

  18. Avatar for Michael

    I love this article! i have a couple of questions as i am a first time grower that is starting indoors. I am interested in using Coffee grounds for the growth phase and also Banana Tea during the last 6 weeks of flowering, what would you recommend for the vegetative phase? and also is coffee grounds okay to use with coco coir and perlite ?

    • Avatar for Juanma de

      Hi Michael,
      The plants in that phase need a little more nitrogen, so you can use some fertilizer rich in this.

      Greetings! I hope your first crops will be great 🍀

  19. Avatar for Belynda

    Hi I have got a lot of yellow leaves happening. We planted in Home Depot buckets and used just black soil. We have since replanted with sheep maneuver. However they seems to be turning more yellow. If I was to make the homemade fertilizer how much of every thing should we add. We have 10 plants.

    • Avatar for Doug

      Sounds like they locked up make sure you check pH everytime you feed or water 6.0 is about middle

  20. Avatar for Gayle

    Looking for information on how to use what is left over from brewing beer in my fertilizer, I had a recipe once but can not find it. But I would like further advice on using this left over product.

  21. Avatar for Krystina

    With these methods do you have to do the preperation fresh everyday or do you prepare them and they keep for a week or so? For example, if i use the brewers yeast option, do i put the small spoonfull in a litre of water and use it everyday until it runs out, or do i have to use the whole litre that day? Do you do it everyday or just now and then? What can i use in the first 3 -4 weeks of my seeds sprouting before i move them outside, or should i just use water at this stage? It is not very clear to me, any help would be appreciated, or if anyone has time to contact me by email for example and help me out? I really want to grow as naturally as possible and have very little experience..Thankyou

    • Avatar for Alan Martinez

      Hello Krystina, you can keep the nutrient solution in the fridge for up to 1 month if you close the container tightly.
      Thanks to you.

  22. Avatar for Ryan

    Hi I have just started what is the easy thing that I can make at home to give my plants so they grow good

  23. Avatar for Fabio Toste

    hi how do you do your beans/lentils tea.?
    thank you for the website very helpfull
    it have been a great help for my grow.
    really appreciated all your work

  24. Avatar for Happygirl

    Is the banana tea for flowering?

    • Avatar for Alan Martinez

      Yes Happy Girl 😉

  25. Avatar for Catherine

    Hello, I have been budding for a about 6 weeks now I havnt used any budding food. In the early stages of plants I used 20.20.20. Can I use the banana tea for my last few weeks of budding. Or should i be using something different or nothing at all? I thank you for your time.

    • Avatar for Alan Martinez

      Hello Catherine, the banana tea is ideal for the flowering phase, if you did not want to use more fertilizers in the crop perhaps you could have mixed in the soil manure.


      • Avatar for Firsttimer

        Hey , can i use the brewers yeast , banana peels ,egg shells or beans for autoflower marijuana plants ? And how much would you reccomend?

        • Avatar for Juanma de

          Yes, in both Fem and Auto, you find the measures of each of the possibilities throughout the post

      • Avatar for Nick

        Can i use the bannana tea and/or honey on a plant to stimulate growth after close to two months in a not so grow friendly container? Because i believe its growth was stunted due to being in a small container (cut in half gallon milk jug with miracle grow soil).
        Is it too late or can i save it? Any and all advice needed …. S.M.P!!! (save my plant).
        Thanks .

        • Avatar for Juanma de

          Hello Nick,
          You can use these fertilizers, the important thing is that you grow the plants correctly in the corresponding pot

    • Avatar for Lila Deuso

      Thanks just what I was searching for. am going to give the egg mixture and Banana tea a try and will post again with results.

  26. Avatar for #trebob

    great thanks for the info and methods will definitely try and make banana tea. my plant is exactly 6 weeks away from harvesting. Greetings

  27. Avatar for Ham

    Excuse me sir,
    What’s a good mixture to have for the vegetative stage? And when I put coffe ground in the soil at the vegetative stage. How high should the ph be? And what else should I place with coffe grounds. Thank you. Great article

  28. Avatar for Pedro

    Is it 3 banana peels or 3 whole peeled bananas can you also mix the two both urine and banana feet together and use also how much of this would be recommended for a seedling 3 + 1/ weeks 14 leafs two of which are tiny and just sprouted, too soon do you think I’m just using multi purpose compost. Thank you and great guid. Could do with just a touch clearer instructions but in all brilliant.

    • Avatar for #1 Germinator

      Use the 6 whole banana’s peel & 1 Pound Of Broccoli and cut them up in 4 gallon pot add 1/2 cup Molasses and the Shells from 12 eggs (pulverized) now add the Coffee Grounds From this Morning and Fill The Pot with Water and Bring Mixture to a Boil for 2 Hour’s then strain into 5 Gallon Bucket and Let Cool Till Next Day and after cooled Add 2 Cups Skim Milk And Now you have the best organic fertilizer Known to MAN Use Organic Tea you have made at a Ratio of 1Quart/Litre to 3 Quarts/litres of Water Use Daily you will be amazed

      • Avatar for Oyu F

        I’ve scoured the web forums etc, (without any success…..until now, anyway!), for something like this – namely, a simple, easy to prepare, diy recipe for a complete set of nutrients for cannabis…..and what’s more, it’s good for use from seedling right through to harvest!
        Ok, I haven’t tried it out, so I don’t know if it works or not – but having read many recipes in the last few months, I can vouch for many of the ingredients in this recipe.
        But……in most forums/guides, they are normally listed indiviidually with their specific properties – never in combination.
        Anyway, my point is that this recipe really sounds feasible, and I shall definitely be mixing some up for my next grow.
        To the author, in anticipation of my total success with this recipe, I thank you so much. Really. Thankyou.
        I cant believe that this has remained here, and totally ignored by all readers before me, (hmmm….or maybe everyone else just copied it and moved on without comment! Lol!).
        Anyway, thanks again!
        Peace, love, happiness 🙂

        • Avatar for Alan Martinez

          Thank you for your comment. It is a pleasure to write for readers with such good judgment 😉
          Peace and love friend

      • Avatar for krystina

        #1 germinator, Please can you tell me more or less how much coffee to use, i live alone but maybe you have a big family and much more coffee than me. How long does your mixture keep for and should i cover the bucket? Should i use this everyday when i notice the top inches of soil are dry? I am new to growing and would love to do it as naturally as possible, i am growing outdoors, will any of these ingredients repel insects? Thank you

  29. Avatar for Ham

    How much coffee ground should I place in the soil?

    • Avatar for Alan Martinez

      Hi Ham,
      per litre of substrate 50 grams of coffee.

  30. Avatar for kevork kazanjian

    Hi there , for yelloe leaves which fertilizer should i use, and which fertilizer shoud i use for vegitative stage ? Thanks

    • Avatar for Alan Martinez

      the colour of the leaves can be due to different reasons, you should find out exactly what happens to your plant.
      As for the homemade fertilizer you can use for the growing phase, I would go for coffee grounds.
      Thank you for your comment.

  31. Avatar for David

    Thank you much for the amazing info, easy to follow with perfect sub- subjects right where they should be!! Great website!!!

    • Avatar for Alan Martinez

      Thanks David

  32. Avatar for Yoda

    I’ve been growing for 20 years always believed in Organics until they got overpriced this is the best site I have ever seen I’ve also learned how to make fish emulsion hydrolysate also learned how to make my own lactobacillus when the information I have learned I have an excellent formula for vegging and an excellent formula for bloom I can get all the ingredients for free extremely easy you need to know a little bit about physics but other than that simple stuff I’m in Michigan we just went recreational as of December 1st 2018 everybody over 21 can grow 12 plants this is going to be a great winter project

    • Avatar for Alan Martinez

      Thank you for your comment

  33. Avatar for Misty rose

    I have tons of horse and goat feces ifanybody wants to purchase any

  34. Avatar for J

    How often should i use the banana tea for flowering?

    • Avatar for Alan Martinez

      I like to use it once yes and once not.

  35. Avatar for Paul Valentine

    Awesome info especially for those of us that can’t afford the fancy label stuff. How long should I boil the banana peels? And is it best to slice them up as in the photo?

    • Avatar for Alan Martinez

      Hi Paul,
      no need to slice them, you can put the whole shell. 10 minutes will be enough to make banana tea.

      Have a nice day.

  36. Avatar for Billy R

    Wow, so I can use anyone or all?

    • Avatar for Alan Martinez

      Hi Billy,
      you can use one fertilizer for growth, another for flowering and even a root stimulant.

  37. Avatar for Jennifer A Chatfield

    This should have gotten 5 stars i think great simple instructions easy to use love it

    • Avatar for Alan Martinez

      Hello Jennifer, Thank you very much, we try to provide data that can help our grower customers.

  38. Avatar for Hlalifi hlabola

    I really loved I hope to have successful project

  39. Avatar for Hubert

    Very great article.

  40. Avatar for Kevin Sowrey

    Extremely good.I nformative.simple.