Did you know that just using a special fertilizer is enough to have strong plants, flowers and roots? Here’s what fertilizer we’re talking about, let’s find out how to make it!

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The use of organic fertilizers on plants is certainly better than those found on the market, because they often contain substances that can cause serious damage to the environment. To have endlessly lush plants you can prepare one with black beans , legumes rich in nutrients and beneficial properties . Let’s find out how to prepare this fertilizer and how to use it!

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Black beans: which legume family they belong to

Belonging to the legume category, black beans have the scientific name Phaselous vulgaris and are distinguished by their ovoid shape and black, shiny shell, which gives them a pleasant aesthetic effect.

These beans are generally associated with Mexican cuisine, however they are also very popular in Italy and are used to prepare quick and tasty recipes .

Before cooking them, however, they must be soaked at least the evening before, so as to speed up cooking and make them more digestible. Few know that they can be used , as well as in the kitchen, to prepare an excellent fertilizer for plants. Let’s discover the benefits of black beans on plants and how to prepare organic fertilizer!

All the benefits of black beans for plants

Black beans have excellent beneficial qualities because they contain a high quantity of nutrients such as potassium , calcium, magnesium, sodium and phosphorus , but also other minerals such as zinc and selenium.

The advantages of black beans on plants, given the high dose of nutrients contained, are enormous, in fact they positively influence their growth and flowering.

Beans have the characteristic of absorbing nitrogen from the air and transforming it into an effective fertilizer to make the soil better and increase the yield.

The antifungal and antibacterial properties of black beans help keep parasites away from plants and therefore protect them from dangerous diseases, which can cause their death.

The soil with black bean fertilizer remains moist and rich in beneficial substances that plants can absorb to stay lush and ensure abundant blooms.


How to Make Black Bean Fertilizer for Strong Flowers and Roots

The procedure for preparing an effective fertilizer based on black beans is simple. Before moving on to the procedure, it is good to underline a curiosity in the preparation of fertilizer with black beans: while to eat them you have to soak them, to obtain the fertilizer they must be used without using this procedure, therefore directly raw .

In this way black beans keep all their properties intact and increase their benefits on plants. For the preparation of organic fertilizer here is what you need to do:

  • Place two tablespoons black beans in blender;
  • Press the button and chop everything well;
  • When it becomes powder, transfer it to a plastic container;
  • Add a liter of water and mix with a toothpick;
  • Sieve the mixture and transfer it to another container.

What you will have to use is the liquid obtained free from residues . At this point, to use the solution obtained, transfer it into a spray bottle and you can finally use it on plants. Spray the organic fertilizer to feed the plants thoroughly and ensure they have enough nutrients to stay vigorous for a long time.

As we have seen, preparing an organic fertilizer using a common ingredient such as black bean is simple and also economical . In fact, black beans have a negligible cost and are also easy to find, but we can also grow them in our garden to always have them available.

You will be able to prepare the fertilizer in a few minutes and use it to nourish the plants without having to run to the store to buy an expensive and often ineffective one. The  organic fertilizer is natural and works without causing damage to your plants, even the most delicate ones such as the orchid, which from now on you can grow successfully!