Through my research I found out that for hundreds of years we have grown plants without the use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides and fungicides. Today there is a growing concern for the environment and how important it is to us and the dangers of the pollution to air, water and animal life and food crops and its degradation, by the world-wide use of chemical products. We have not paid attention to the harm this has done.
I want to make a difference. So I want to highlight Organic Gardening – a method of gardening and growing plants and vegetables using only organic products such as manures, composts and organic fertilizers to improve and retain soil fertility, natural substances to control pests and diseases and growing insect repellent plants and companion plants which are beneficial to each other. It takes a lot of research and it is easy to find out what plants help each other to grow and flourish. Let’s leave out the Crude Oil Waste Products, like chemical fertilizers and pesticides. I use seaweed!!
Kelpak, derived from the seaweed species Ecklonia Maxima (Kelp), is a natural and unique source of Auxins and Cytokinins, a group of plant growth bioregulators that have been proven to have a number of beneficial physiological effects on plants.
Ongoing research and trial data from around the globe have proven Kelpak’s ability to significantly increase the health, quality and yield in a wide variety of crops, benefiting farmers around the world for over 30 years.
In 1975 The brown seaweed, Ecklonia maxima, is identified as having beneficial effects on plant growth and the quest begins to develop a cellular level extraction technology.
Auxins are natural plant hormones produced in a plant’s shoot tips and translocate downwards. One of its effects is to signal a plant to increase its root growth.
Cytokinins are natural plant hormones produced in the root tips and translocate upwards. One of its effects is to signal a plant to produce more and larger foliage.
While most plant growth stimulants make use of high Cytokinin levels to temporarily promote top growth, this does little to improve the roots of the crop, often resulting in an unbalanced plant.
Kelpak, through its unique extraction process, contains a very high Auxin to Cytokinin ratio. This auxin domination stimulates vigorous primary and secondary root development in the plant, thus enhancing the plant’s hormone production with a resultant improved crop output.
Research information from – http://www.kelpak.com/