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Planters II Mineral Fertilizer
Using Planters II you will be able to see results in the regular growing season in the form of increased plant vigor, a larger root system, increased drought resistance, increased chlorophyll, higher protein in grains and hay, larger grain heads, better flavor in fruit and vegetables, higher yields, and better soil tilth.
The mineral is a highly metamorphosed fresh water evaporate of the Mississippian-Pennsylvanian geologic transition period. It is approximately 30% water soluble in the first hour, the balance becoming available during the normal crop season, a natural timed released fertilizer.
There is no geological name for the mineral. The minerals are plant available, non-toxic (LD50>4gms/kg), they do not leach from the soil, and are size compatible with the current fertilizer spreaders (-6+12 mesh), weighing approximately 84lbs/cu ft in granular form.Guarantees are Expressed in Elemental Form
In Washington State, this product has been registered
with the Washington State Department of Agriculture. When applied as directed,
this fertilizer meets the Washington standards for arsenic, cadmium, cobalt,
mercury, molybdenum, lead, nickel, selenium and zinc. You have the right to
receive specific information about Washington standards from the distributor
of this product. Information received by the Washington State Department
of Agriculture regarding the components of this product is available on the
two web site links shown below. Planters II, like our BioVam product is
registered with the State of Washington as a Brand approved for Organic Food
Planters II fertilizer product registration information on file with the Washington State Department of Agriculture.
Planters II mineral composition:
|Element||% by Weight||What Minerals Do For Plants|
Iron (Fe): Raw material for several enzymes including those that form chlorophyll and those that help oxidize (burn) sugar for energy; also necessary for legume nitrogen fixation.
Boron (B): It helps move sugars from cell to cell; controls starch formation; stimulates cell division, flower formation and pollination.
Sulfur (S): Raw material for certain amino acids and thus for proteins; necessary for legume nodule formation; raw material for certain oil compounds that give specific odors to some plants such as onions, garlic, mustard, etc.; it is also a raw material for certain protein forming enzymes - it increases oil production in flax and soybeans.
Calcium (Ca): Raw material for material holding cell walls together and to raise pH; aids genetic stability; promotes root hair formation and early growth; stiffens straw.
Cobalt (Co): Needed by Rhizobium for nitrogen fixation; helps form vitamin B12; improves growth, water movement and photosynthesis; improves boll production in cotton; activates certain enzymes.
Magnesium (Mg): Raw material for chlorophyll formation; activates enzymes (causes them to function) particularly those involves with nitrogen reactions; it increases oil production in flax and soybeans; helps regulate uptake of other elements.
Molybdenum (Mo): Needed for nitrogen fixation and nitrogen use in the plant, specifically it is needed to make amino acids; it stimulates plant growth and vigor very much like nitrogen.
Once a year is the usual application rate, however, this may be affected by climatic differences. Although Planters II will not burn your vegetation, a little bit produces a big results. Results is usually seen within two weeks.
Use Planters II in conjunction with BioVam Mycorrhiza and biosol forte 7-2-1 fertilizer it will feed the microbes and be a sustaining nutrient resource that mycorrhizal fungi will move into your plants.
|Vegetable Gardens or Flower Gardens:||Apply one pound for every 100 square feet. Scratch in or water in. Planters will not burn.|
Apply one teaspoon for every 2-inch diameter container . For example, a two-inch pot would take one teaspoon. A four-inch pot would take two teaspoons, etc.
Apply at the rate of 4oz. per inch of tree diameter. Example: a tree with a 4 inch diameter trunk will need 1 pound of planters. Apply the Planters around the drip line of the tree, scratch in or water in. Planters will not burn.
|Fruit trees or Nut trees:||
Apply at the rate of 6oz. per inch of tree diameter. Example: a tree with a 4 inch diameter trunk would need 24oz. ( 1 ? pounds ) of Planters. Apply the Planters around the drip line* of the tree, scratch in or water in. Planters will not burn.
*The drip line of a tree is the area on the outer edge of the branches, the area where the rain would run off. The feeder roots of a tree are primarily around the drip line, and are at a shallow depth (3-6 inches).
Natural Organic Products that Work!
Our Affordable Gardening Supply Products, which we call
Natures Own Growing System, include
Organic Gardening Kit,
biosol forte 7-2-1 Organic Fertilizer,
Planters II Trace Mineral Fertilizer,
Soft Rock Phosphate-50Lb,
Microbe Tea Brewing Kits,
Pre-Brewed Microbe Tea,
Bio-Peat moss and mushroom compost,
Organic White Gold Bar Soaps,
Just Like Sugar Natural Sweetener, and
Spider Elimination Kits (spider traps). Most of these products are used to grow
high brix plants which are high in plant nutrients (mineral and vitamin) content.
People interested in these products are back yard gardeners, farmers, farm crop management, flower growers, home and garden supply companies, house plant growers, landscapers, lawn care companies, plant nursery owners, organic farming, organic gardening, urban gardeners, and those who wish to pursue container gardening methods. Those interested in bettering their diets and health use our products to grow highly nutritious foods.
The application of these products supports agriculture soil in general but has many specific applications on this web site for arborvitae, artichokes and asparagus, apple trees, asparagus fern, black leaf fungus on quaking aspen trees, bulbs and flowers, cactus, celery, chard, chrysanthemum, citrus trees, cotton, cosmos, cucumbers, eggplants, fairy rings in lawns, frost protection on Asian pear fruit trees, garlic, growing fruit trees, herbs, lettuce, maple trees, melons, necrotic ring spots in lawns, onions, pansy, peas, pears, promotion of earthworms in the soils, potatoes, pumpkins, raspberries, radishes, red hot chili peppers, rose plants, turf grass management of blue grass and all other kinds of grasses, spinach, stone fruit, strawberries, sugar cane, tomatoes, wine grape, vine and vineyard management, zucchini and squash of all kinds, many different vegetables and several thousand other specific plants - virtually everything grown on farms and in gardens aimed at plant and root enhancement. Numerous pictures are present in a variety of exhibits.
Contained in these products are soil life forms that are often found in some compost tea brewing kits but are much more effective in our BioVam Mycorrhiza product and our Microbe Tea Brewing kits. Organisms like, Mycorrhiza fungi (endomycorrhiza fungi and ectomycorrhiza fungi), nitrogen fixing bacteria, phosphorous solubilizing bacteria, and bacteria that are beneficial organisms found in our BioVam product. Nitrogen fixing bacteria, cellulose eating trichoderma fungi, and many beneficial soil organisms are found in our Microbe Tea Brewing Kits.
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