In the past decade, products allowing us to actually increase the population of beneficial soil microbes have become available on the market. These products have enormous positive impact on the health of your soil under the lawn, in the garden, under trees, etc.
On the left is a button for a Compost Tea Making Machine which allows you to make your own beneficial soil microbe amendment. We have use this machine with great success.
Below of several commercial products that contain beneficial soil microbes. We have tested them all and they make a significant impact on the health of your plants.
For more information about adding soil microbes to your soil go to Yardener's Helper and check out the file Adding Soil Microbes To The Soil
New Plant Thrive 40 oz. contains microbes and mycorrhizae
- Contains Microbial Bacteria and Mycorrhizal Fungi
- Use on new and EXISTING plants
- Increases and strengthens root system, restoring natural, biological activity to your soil
- Great for ALL plant
New Plant Thrive is a concentrated natural microbial treatment which will become your solution for growing beautiful new plants with less watering. It is an earth-friendly living microbial treatment for the health of your soil. Not a fertilizer, New Plant Thrive restores biological activity and improves the rooting of your plants in the soil. THRIVE products are a liquid blend of Plant Growth Promoting Bacteria. They create a healthy, productive environment that is essential for superior plant growth and vitality. The complex micro-organisms in THRIVE make it much more effective than products containing just mycorrhizae. THRIVE works from the roots up. The microbial activity introduced into the soil stimulates root growth, mass and length. Thrive can be used with all types of fertilizers. In addition to enhancing the bioavailability of fertilizer and decaying organic matter, the bacterial in THRIVE colonize on the hair like structures of the plant root to increase nutrient absorption and stimulate growth. The result is more resilient and robust plants that are better able to withstand transplant stress, excessive heat and disease. Increased flowering and fruit bearing is also common. So Basically... Microbial Bacteria Naturally occurring Consumes dead matter that resides in the soil Cleans and conditions the soil allowing fertilizer to work more effectively Helps to prevent disease Breaks down clumpy soils and thickens sandy soils Creates a stronger, healthier plant Mycorrhizal Fungi Naturally occurring Expands the root system allowing easier nutrient uptake to the plant Allows for more food and water to get to the plant Plant becomes more tolerant to extreme weather and drought