8 Useful Homemade Fertilizers for Indoor Plants in Water

 Homifine.com - Make sure get attention for caring the plants for healthy and thriving. Besides use fertilizer at shop, you can make your own fertilizer for plants. Check to these Useful Homemade Fertilizers for Indoor Plants in Water

Worm tea


Getting worm farms for natural fertilizer is perfect to turn the kitchen scraps. You can put the fruits and veggies scraps in the top of worm farm. It will break down to create a nutritious liquid tea. And you can use them for fertilizing the plants.

Rice water


Rice water also can use for fertilizing plants at your garden area. This fertilizer containing vitamin and minerals will add small amounts of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium to the soil. 

The fermented liquid has beneficial in warding off common houseplant pests and encouraging the growth of healthy bacteria.

Epsom salt


Help to encourage healthier, fuller leave and keep the plant green even growing in water, Epsom salt perfect for natural fertilizer at your home. Just add the Epsom salt with a pinch at water plant once every few weeks. Wait, Epsom salt containing Oxygen, Magnesium, and Sulfur.

Banana peel


Banana peels have a rich source of potassium and contain small amounts of nitrogen, phosphorus, and magnesium. They suitable for natural fertilizer for your plants or water plants. 

Take the 3-4 banana peels and chop them into the tiniest pieces. Air dry it for 5-7 days, and grind to make a fine powder. You can keep it in a jar and add a pinch of it in the water every once in a while.

Seaweed fertilizer


Firstly, you can find out seaweed, be it buy at online shop or take from the beach. You can put them in a basket and add water until they submerge and leave it for 30-40 days. 

Then, if it finished, you can use the well-concentrated for homemade fertilizer. Remember to dilute with water in a ratio of 1:4 and add 1-2 teaspoons to the vase every 6-8 weeks.

Extra veggies


Do you have extra veggies after cooking? Then, don't throw it away. You can use it for homemade fertilizer. You can make liquid fertilizer with put the extra veggie that you cut before in a jar. Or you also can blender them for easy. 

Pour water for the next and left it for 24 hours. This fertilizer eco-friendly approach to decreasing the production of household garbage while making free of cost organic fertilizer.

Onion peels


Homemade fertilizer from onion peels also suitable for your plants. They contain potassium, magnesium, calcium, iron, and quercetin. Just collect the onion peel in a jar and add water in 1/2 liter. 

Left it for 24 hours. After it, you can dilute with equal parts of water and add to your plants once every two weeks.



Take the eggshells from your kitchen and wash them thoroughly. Then, air dry for 3-5 days. After all of it, you can crush them to a fine powder. Add half a teaspoon of this powder into the water of the plant once a month to give an additional calcium boost.

Thank you for reading 8 Useful Homemade Fertilizers for Indoor Plants in Water, I hope you can inspire and apply by this information. Have a nice day, everyone.

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Author    : Yuniar
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