Fatten Your Buds with Homemade Fertilizers

The flowering season is coming and collect a couple of recipes that you can make at home, both very simple just buy a few things. But keep in mind: what your plant needs most at this stage is to be able to properly absorb nutrients from the soil. If you have little experience, learn to measure the pH of the substrate.

Magic potion, Makapeta version

It consists of an organic tea that includes purslane, ashes, collejas and banana peel. A key nutrient potion for when marijuana comes into bloom, and excellent for solving a potassium deficiency.

Spinach and chard can be used as an alternative to the mentioned herbs.

In addition to the tea, Makepeta sprinkles wood ash above ground. Ash is a great source of potassium, you can get it out of any fire, grill or stove that has burned only wood.

Makapeta is a well-known organic grower who uploads marijuana tutorials to youtube, although some people who do not agree with him sometimes are a great connoisseur from whom much can be learned.


How to make the potion

  • Fill a large pot halfway with the uncut herbs and banana peels.
  • Fill the rest with water.
  • Simmer for about 30-40 minutes (water will not evaporate).
  • Turn off the heat and let it rest all day in the pot.
  • Strain the tea into a pitcher to remove any solid residue.

Once you have the potion, dilute it again with calm water.

1 part of tea for every 10 parts of water. If you had a 1 liter jug, you would put half a glass of tea (100 ml).

This potion recipe is mostly to keep the soil well-fertilized and full of life, it will help prevent and fix deficiencies of any nutrient.

In this video Makapeta talks about tea for a while.

SHUPER Soup, by CultivoLoco


This soup published by CultivoLoco, a crack that has been publishing cultivation guides for years, consists of cane molasses, beer yeast and bone meal. It will provide our crop with potassium, phosphorous, calcium, magnesium and enough of all the microelements that your plants will need in bloom.

How to prepare it?


  • Cane molasses (black molasses)
  • Brewer's yeast powder (shopping at any grocery store)
  • Bone meal (purchases in nurseries)
  • Standing water 24 hours

Proportions for every 1 lt of Water:

  • Molasses, 1 tablespoon
  • Bone hairna, 1 tablespoon
  • Yeast, 1 tsp

Preparation method:

  1. Fill a large pot or container with a lid with 2 or more liters of water.
  2. Add the bone meal and yeast.
  3. In another container, dilute the molasses in warm water, until it turns caramel color and there are no traces.
  4. Add the diluted molasses to the mix.
  5. Let it sit for 3-5 days

Once fermented, the upper foam settles.

In this photo it would be on the 5th day:

Brewer's Yeast Fermentation

How to use it?

The next thing is to dilute this mixture in water to be able to use it in irrigation.

We put 1 part of soup for every 5 parts of water. If you were to put 1 liter of water we would put 1 glass of soup (250ml). And with this you can now water your plants, water enough as you would normally with water.

If there are any solid remains on the ground, cover them with soil and be careful to dilute better next time (try using a little less soup, or a little more water).

This you can apply 2 times a week for sure, your plants will thank you and in the flowering phase they will have a great development.

Potassium supply

Not running the risk of overfertilization is a great feature of this soup. Molasses will provide potassium, calcium and magnesium in good quantities, bone meal is excellent for its contribution of phosphorus, potassium and calcium. The yeast generates the fermentation leaving all these nutrients accessible so that your plants can absorb them.

In addition, this soup contributes bacteria to your soil that will continue working and giving life to the substrate.

Do you know a recipe?

Pass it to me and upload it to the site. Comment below if you know a recipe for homemade compost, especially if it is for flowering.

Fertilizing is essential for good bud development, improving its density, size and weight.

These cultivators have a lot of experience from their years of practice. For us as beginners it is important to be careful when we start adding fertilizers. And remember to check the pH before diagnosing a deficiency.

I hope it comes in handy to several. Cheers!

  • Santiago

I've been growing marijuana since 2016, outdoors as well as indoors, and I like to help other growers whenever I can. Sorry for my english! Not my first language :)

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