Effective Microorganisims

How Probiotics Improve Digestion & Ease Digestive Ailments

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How Probiotics Improve Digestion & Ease Digestive Ailments

How Probiotics Work Probiotics are becoming more and more popular these days, as many people are looking for alternative methods of improving their digestion, immune health, and even some digestive ailments that they may suffer from. Probiotics are also popular with those who like to improve their health and absorption of nutrients. So how do probiotics actually work to improve these functions in your body? Probiotics work to increase the amount of "good" bacteria in your digestive tract, to combat the vast amounts of "bad" bacteria that tend to thrive in the digestive tract. When too much of this "bad"...

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How To Renew Your Old Garden Soil

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How To Renew Your Old Garden Soil

Soil conditioners are full of helpful microbes that are beneficial to plants. In order to grow healthy vegetables and beautiful flowers, it may be necessary to better the garden bed. Soil conditioners are added to the soil to improve physical properties, such as water retention, permeability, water infiltration, drainage, aeration, and aggregation. Soil aggregation is the clumping of soil particles. These particles vary in size and are held together by moist clay or organic compounds. Some particles fit together tightly, while others leave spaces or pores. These spaces are necessary for allowing the soil to store water, air, microbes, nutrients, and...

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Creating a Better Soil for Your Crops

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Creating a Better Soil for Your Crops

It sounds simple: healthy soil will grow healthy plants and vegetables. However, many farmers struggle to get the balance right. Some common issues they run into are compacted soils, clay and contaminated soil. EM1 can improve these issues immensely and allow the health of your soil to progress. To have a healthy soil, it requires a wide variety of microbial activity to break down the organic matter. This will stimulate a healthy environment for vegetables and plants. The outcome is stronger plants, healthier flowers, greater resistance to diseases and pests, and higher quality fruits and vegetable.   EM 1 is...

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Growing a Healthier Garden

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Growing a Healthier Garden

How much time and hard work have you invested in your garden this spring? As we approach the summer season, don’t let poor soil conditions undo your earlier efforts. Soil health has a direct link to plant health. Plants thrive and fail based on what is available in garden soil. The Key to a Healthy Garden is Healthy Soil   The first step to ensure optimal growing conditions is assessing the makeup of your soil. You can do this with a simple soil test. Nearly every soil test provides Nitrogen, Phosphorous, and Potassium (NPK) levels. NPK elements are essential components...

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Bokashi Bins: Effectively Composting In Your Kitchen

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Bokashi Bins: Effectively Composting In Your Kitchen

Are you thinking about composting but are worried about large compost bins in your home? What about having the smell of garbage or compost odors? Don’t worry, switching to a Bokashi bin can resolve your odor and space issues. Bokashi bins are able to recycle your food waste all through the year. Using an anaerobic fermentation process, the Bokashi bins are able to recycle all of your kitchen waste into valuable and effective soil conditioner for your garden. The Bokashi Bin is an air tight container that composts the waste by using a Bokashi compost starter. EM 1 Rice Bran...

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