Charcoal (लकड़ी का कोयला)
The use of Wood Charcoal in gardening is increasing day by day due to its unique qualities of retaining nutrients and moisture to enhance plant growth. Plants can survive without water for longer periods. The frequency of watering plants can be reduced after the use of wood charcoal. It improves soil Ph value. The use of charcoal in potting mix protects plant roots from fungal attacks also.
Charcoal improves aeration in the soil. It improves the overall health of plants. The useful effect of charcoal on soil stays for a longer period.
Best Features of Charcoal
- Keep nutrients in the soil and that way increase soil fertility.
- Charcoal Improves soil texture and soil oxygen levels.
- Eliminates stagnant water in pots.
- Increases beneficial microbes and oxygen levels in the soil.
- Charcoal Improves the nutritional holding capacity of potting soils.
- Help to increase the soil Ph value.
Advantages of Wood Charcoal
Wood charcoal is reduces indoor air pollution, as charcoal absorbs harmful chemicals in the air, it is especially useful for absorbing formaldehyde, ammonia, and benzene in the air when there is a painting done or strong smelling adhesive is used indoors or when a freeze is kept indoors.
- Wood charcoal as long as you use an additive-free, wood, you can use it as. The ash contains potash (potassium carbonate), which is nutritious for many plants. … Don’t use ash with acid-loving plants (like blueberries, azaleas and hydrangeas), or newly planted seedlings and seeds.
- If you want to raise rich, lush flowers and vegetables in your garden, adding wood charcoal to the soil is a simple and effective method. There are many reasons to add charcoal to your garden, including raising the soil’s pH, improving air circulation and increasing the soil’s ability to retain water and nutrients.