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Bone meal supplement is a mixture of finely and coarsely ground animal bones and slaughter-house waste products. It is used as an organic fertilizer for plants and as an organic bone meal supplement for animals. As a slow-release fertilizer, bone meal is primarily used as a source of phosphorus and protein.
Bone meal is used as a source of calcium, phosphorus, and trace elements. Calcium makes up the mineral content of your bones and teeth. You need it for muscle contraction, nerve transmission, blood clotting, making hormones, and many other reasons.
Bone meal is a mineral that plants need for healthy root development and flower growth.
Q. How and when to use a bone meal for plants?
Ans. Bone meal for plants can be used from February to November and can be applied before sowing any seeds or throughout the growing season as needed. Sprinkle bone meal fertilizer evenly over the soil or add to planting compost. Make sure it's mixed well. If the weather is dry, water in well.
Q. How to make bone meal fertilizer?
Ans. Mix the bone meal into the water in a pot over medium heat. The heat allows the water to absorb more of the bone meal than it would otherwise. Continue mixing until no bone meal settles as sediment, then set the pot aside so your liquid bone meal fertilizer can cool down.
Q. How to store bone meal?
Ans. Store in tightly-sealed containers in a cool place. The bone meal lasts very well, and isn't prone to clumping, so it works just fine to keep adding to your bone meal stash over the winter and use it when you get your garden going in the spring.
Q. What animals like to eat a bone meal?
Ans. It has been seen in domestic animals, as well as red deer, camels, giraffes, wildebeest, antelopes, tortoises, and grizzly bears. Due to differences in tooth structure, herbivores tend to chew old dry bones that are easier to break, while carnivores prefer to chew softer fresh bones.
Q. Do bone meal harm pet dogs?
Ans. The problem with this is bone meal is often very palatable to dogs, after all, it's flash-frozen animal bones ground to a powder. It can still be toxic to pets. As little as one teaspoon of 1% insecticide can kill a dog. So taking a lot of care while feeding your pet dogs with a bone meal is important.
Q. What plants benefit from a bone meal?
Ans. Organic bone meal supplement can be used as one part of a balanced organic fertilizer program for bulbs, roses and other plants that benefit from a slow-release form of phosphorus. It can feed plants for up to four months. Although it does not offer a high amount of either, the bone meal also has trace amounts of nitrogen and potassium.
Q. Can bone meal burn plants?
Ans. Bone meal supplement takes time to break down, releasing nutrients into the soil slowly and providing plants with a steady dose of important phosphorus and calcium, instead of a quick burst. Unlike some chemical fertilizers, the bone meal won't burn plants if you apply too much.
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