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Instructions on how to make the soil to grow sprouts spongy, simple, at home

Soil to grow sprouts

Sprouts are vegetables grown in a relatively short period of time to be harvested. But still provide a full range of vitamins and fiber necessary for humans. Currently, growing clean vegetables at home is a trend of everyone. For sprouts to grow and develop well, with high yield, it is necessary to have a suitable soil type. So where is the best soil to grow sprouts? Let’s find out in detail in this article!

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What kind of soil is suitable for growing sprouts?

As you know, soil plays a particularly important role for the growth of trees. If the soil is not good, not fertile, the plant will grow slowly and give low yield. Many people often mistakenly think that applying too much fertilizer will make vegetables green. However, too much fertilizer will stagnate in the soil. Eating vegetables will not be delicious and harmful to health. Therefore, as long as the soil is always porous and aerated, the plant will still grow well without the need for chemical fertilizers.

The soil for growing sprouts is suitable from coir
The soil for growing sprouts is suitable from coir

Sprouts are young plants, very easy to grow. In most of these plants, the seeds are nutritious enough for the plant to germinate as long as the conditions are favorable. Therefore, sprouts like many other plants are not picky about soil.

However, according to horticultural experts, land to grow sprouts the best is a mixture from coir dust. Because it has many preeminent features such as providing adequate nutrition for plants. In addition, it is also very light, easy to move and use.

Instructions on how to make the soil to grow sprouts

As mentioned, sprouts are very easy plants to grow because they are not too picky about soil. However, the right type of soil for good growth and high yield comes from coir dust. Specifically, as follows:

How to make soil to grow sprouts
How to make soil to grow sprouts
  • Step 1: Take 1 portion coconut fiber substrate, 1.5 parts ash and 3 parts soil mixed together. Then, add about 0.5 part of coal slag, rice husk or lime powder to stir well.
  • Step 2: Styrofoam box you cut into small holes at the bottom and 2 sides to keep the soil breathable. Divide the prepared sprouting soil into 4 parts. Pour 2 portions into a styrofoam container and spread evenly. Then spread the layer of vegetable stalks and seeds to sow the seeds. For fast growth and early sprouting, you can sprinkle a few teaspoons of NPK fertilizer. Add a small amount of kitchen ash to the surface and finally spread the rest of the soil on top.

Note: For sprouts, you do not need to use any fertilizers, the seeds themselves contain enough nutrients to nourish the sprouts.

Above, we have shown you how to make sprouting soil simple, at home. Hope you can make it. Good luck!

Emilia Chaney
Emilia Chaney
My name is Emilia Chaney. I'm a social girl from Romania with a big smile and 3 passions: Agriculture, Travel and Social Media. I try to make this blog practical, full of great advice and inspiring ideas.

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