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Why is your Myco + Innoculant blend more expensive?

Myco + Trichoderma

We recently received a comment from one of our customers wondering why Kelp4Less – a company which prides itself on lower prices than anyone else – would have a product that is more expensive than someone else!!! This is a very valid question, and we had to do some research to make sure we weren’t charging you folks too much! So here is what we found. The most comparable product we could find to our Myco + Innoculant Blend (this was the specific product we had the question on), had the following ingredients listed on their label: ┬ástrains of 6 endotrophic and 6 ectotrophic mycorrhizae species, 2 trichoderma, 13 strains…

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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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Tip of the Day – Nutrient Percentages

Nutrient Percentages

Nutrient Percentages Total % vs Available % Rock Phosphate is a great example and starting point. When you see 20% total phosphate vs 3% available, this means that out of the total 20%, about 3% is chelated, or available for your plants to absorb. We often interchange the word chelated with “plant available”. Don’t worry though, the rest of the phosphorus will become available later on, as soil microorganisms like bacteria and fungi secrete chemicals called chelating agents to help with this. Think of the other 17% as your “slow release” rock phosphate. You can purchase Rock Phosphate here. Amino Acids are another great example Plants synthesize Amino Acids from…

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