Organic farming is one of the faming categories that have been adopted by many farmers. Organic farming involves the use of the organic plant fertilizers in the growing of crops that helps in the boosting of the crop growth. The organic fertilizers are the kind of fertilizers that are obtained from the animal wastes and as well the plant waste, for example from the compost manure. The organic fertilizers are very beneficial especially when you think of the growing of crops that are free from chemicals and also the living organisms in the soil. Therefore, there are lots of advantages that the use of the organic fertilizers in the growing of crops has and therefor the reason why you should consider using it.
The organic fertilizers are safe for plants and therefore one of the advantages of using them. Through the use of the fertilizers obtained from the plant and animal waste, the cases where the leaves and as well the roots of the plants may be damaged is reduced. This is because the chemicals that may be harmful to the plants are not present in the organic fertilizers. When you compare the use of the organic fertilizers with the inorganic fertilizers, the organic fertilizers is more beneficial because they do not harm the plants as the inorganic fertilizers may do.
Another benefit of using the organic plant fertilizers is that they save you on cost. This is because the organic fertilizers contain of various nutrients such as potassium, phosphorous and also nitrogen. This therefore means that when you use the organic fertilizers in the soil, you are able to put all these nutrients together. Through this, then you do not need to buy the inorganic fertilizers that contain potassium, nitrogen and also phosphorous and therefore the reason for this. In addition, you do not need to purchase the pesticides when you have the organic fertilizers, therefore saving you a lot of cost.
Environmental friendliness is another merit of using the organic fertilizers. Basically, the organic fertilizers does not contain chemicals that may be interfering with the environment, such as the water bodies. This reason therefore gives the use of the organic fertilizers an advantage over the inorganic fertilizers because the inorganic fertilizers contains chemicals that may cause great harm to the environment, for example the water bodies. Finally, the use of the organic plant fertilizers helps to increase and as well maintain the soil structure. The organic matter present in the organic manure helps to ensure that the capacity of water to hold water is increased and also its organic matter. The texture of the soil is increased through the use of the organic plant fertilizers and also the bacterial and the fungal activity in the soil.