From Sea To Soil: Benefits of Kelp As An All Natural Fertilizer

From Sea To Soil: Benefits of Kelp As An All Natural Fertilizer

The ocean is the most natural, nutrient-rich part of the earth. All nutrients on the planet eventually work their way back into the ocean. Seaweed acts like a sponge, absorbing the micro-nutrients. As a result, seaweed is considered one of the best fertilizers for plants. The macronutrients cannot be absorbed without the micronutrients!

VitaminSea Seaweed offers a variety of all natural Kelp (Ascophyllum nodosum) products for your lawn, garden, trees, shrubs and plants.


Wild Atlantic Kelp Meal

Use Kelp meal as a fertilizer for flowers, vegetables, shrubs, houseplants, bulbs, trees, lawns, turfs and compost. Kelp meal should be applied in early spring and fall, when soil can be worked. Mix thoroughly into soil before transplanting or top dress existing plants.

Kelp meal is derived from dried and ground seaweed, making it an organic and sustainable fertilizer option. It helps maintain soil health without the use of synthetic chemicals or harmful additives. Our all natural seaweed is sun dried to preserve all the nutrients.

The nutrients, minerals, and antioxidants in Kelp help improve the soil structure, stimulate root growth, enhance plant tolerance, boost plant immunity, and increase nutrient uptake. The various natural compounds and bioactive substances in Kelp, such as cytokinins, auxins, and gibberellins enhance plant tolerance to environmental stressors.


Benefits of Kelp Meal as a Fertilizer:

- Contains over 60 trace elements utilized by your plants

- Readily available nutrients such as nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium

- Promotes healthy growth and development.

- Increased plant ability to retain moisture and nutrients

- Plants develop more extensive root systems, leading to stronger, more vigorous plants

- Increases plants stem strength

- Greater resistance to nematodes, diseases and pests

- Improves seed germination

- Helps normalize soil PH

- Stimulates soil bacteria

- Helps plants deal with the stresses of drought, high temperatures, and frost

- Increase nutritional value of fruits and vegetables

- Encourages better aerification of soil


Wild Atlantic Kelp Powder

Kelp powder makes great liquid fertilizer for houseplants, annuals, ornamental trees, shrubs, fruits, vegetables or lawns. The natural alginate within many types of seaweed help to bind soil crumbs together, as well as replenish and boost various nutrients, trace elements, and amino acids absorbed during plant growth.

Kelp powder is not water soluble, yet mixes well with water! When a product is water soluble, it will leach into the ground quicker with less effects. The benefit of our product is its availability to the plant. Our product will remain in the soil, continuing to feed the plant and will leach out gradually.

Using a Kelp powder and water mixture increases the assimilation rate and can be used as a foliar spray, or added to your irrigation system for ease of application.


Benefits of Kelp Powder as a Fertilizer:

- Healthier Plants

- All natural fertilization

- Natural pesticide

- Faster Assimilation

- Will not leach through soil


Seaweed is a natural and sustainable alternative to chemical fertilizers that is biodegradable and safe for the environment. Consider using our Kelp products when choosing the best nutrients for your soil!

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