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Get the most out of your bloom cycle

Bloom Booster

Here at Kelp4less we strive to make gardening as fun, easy and cost effective as we possibly can. Making the process fun and easy, will ensure that your harvest’s will be healthy enough to spread to others. Much of your time, money and energy goes into your garden. Here are a few tips to help make the most of your garden. There are 2 main ways to enhance your bloom cycle. The 1st being, Organic Enhancers, and the 2nd being, Synthetic Enhancers. We will cover both. 1. Organic Enhancers Many of our valued customers specifically ask for advice during the bloom cycle and would like to enhance this phase of plant…

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How to start seedlings

Ever wonder the best way to start seeds and have them actually germinate? I sure have! So, I did some research, and have put down a few of (I feel) the most useful tips for starting seeds! Since spring is coming (eventually!), it seems a good time to get the info out there! See – the thing is – the growing season just isn’t long enough. Especially if you live somewhere like Idaho, where we get freezes at night sometimes up until the end of May! So, it’s a great idea to grow your seeds inside, where it’s nice and warm, and then transplant them outside to fruit. Plus, starting your…

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Why is composting so great? What do I need to do to compost?

  “Sooooooooo . . . why are you showing me dirt?” you may ask yourself. Well, any veteran gardener looks at that pile of “dirt” and sees a beautiful, rich, steamy, yummy-smelling pile of compost. Absolutely one of the best things you can do for your garden is to compost. We’ve talked about our “Lazy Man’s Compost”, and “How to Brew Compost Tea” in our blog before. But what if you’d just like to do it yourself? Well, it’s really simple. At our house, we have a second canister under our sink by the garbage. All food items go in there, unless it’s meat or has a high sugar content.…

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Lazy Man’s Compost

Compost Tea Starter

For some people it may be hard to keep a compost going. Following a few the 5 easy steps from Kelp4less, we will show you how to make it fun and easy to keep a compost box and provide a ready to use fertilizer instead of trashing it in a landfill. In our climate this is the easiest composting process. We call it the “Lazy Man’s Compost”.   Step 1: Decide where it belongs. Keep it in a low traffic area. Away from your house, on the corner of your lot or garden area works great. Step 2: Dig into the dirt a and break up the soil to allow…

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How to Save Money on Nutrients

The first point to touch on is the retail products and prices in the marketplace right now. If you have a nutrient program right now, we highly recommend reading each of the derivitives are. We want to know what each of the products in your program are derived from so we can find a solution. We will start a well known source for providing quality products. Not many will argue with that statement, they will mainly argue with the price of Advanced Nutrients products.   Starting with Big Bud Looking at the back of the label I see that this product is Derived from: Mono Potassium Phosphate (MKP) – Shop…

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