Two products I absolutely love and rave about are my Fruit Optimise and Flower Optimise. Continuing my focus on products I wholeheartedly recommend, why and how to use them, I want to chat a little about these today.
You can’t put a value on the beauty and abundance of nature – to be able to look around and enjoy the riot of vibrant spring and summer flowers blooming in your garden, or to harvest your own juicy fruits and vegetables, grown with organic love.
When avoiding chemicals in the garden, there are a few things that can get in the way of success – from pesky pests, damaging disease and wild weather to a sheer lack of time to dedicate. Sometimes Mother Nature needs a little helping hand to send her on her way to success and these natural products are the best way I have found to do this in my three decades of gardening.
What is Flower Optimise and why should I use it?
Flower Optimise is not only very helpful in your vegetable garden and for your fruit trees, but for all your flowering annuals, perennials and roses too.
This product is full of natural growth hormones and energising minerals. It will create better blooms with more intense colour and help flowers to mature earlier and usually greater in size. It can also increase flowering capacity after a fruit set, where more flowers are needed, i.e. on beans. If applied to vegetable and fruiting plants, it will also increase the nutrient value of the product – giving you a more nutritious harvest! Yum!
I have had clients trialling this on their roses and hibiscus this year and they have reported better stronger blooms, longer flowering periods and many more flowers. I have done a trial on my lilies this year with great results, the ones I sprayed with Flower Optimise, EM and liquid kelp have had more buds and bigger flowers than the ones I didn’t spray at all. In fact the other ones are at least a month behind and are still not in flower! Also I have had great success with beans, cucumbers, pumpkins and zucchinis where it appears to produce more female flowers increasing fruit production, also I have increased my flower set on my olive trees.
How do I use Flower Optimise?
Dilute into water as per the ratio on the bottle and either spray directly onto your plant or simply water into the soil around it. The best time to apply is a couple of weeks before bud burst and throughout flowering to encourage new flowers to bloom early. By using this regularly, you can keep your plants flowering and producing all summer long instead of them having a couple of crops before dwindling to end of their life.
So how does Fruit Optimise work then and why does my garden need it?
Fruit Optimise is made up of natural growth hormones, kelp, fish and amino acids. This combination helps to improve the root structure of plants, it enhances the plant’s mineral levels and you get a bigger vegetable or fruit.
It is a growth elixir for your fruit and vegetables – especially when you first transplant leafy crops like spinach, lettuce and rocket and in the following weeks until maturity. Fruit Optimise is great for creating high Brix levels in your plants and in turn creating good complex carbohydrates in your food, which everybody needs. This wonder product not only nourishes your plants then, it also nourishes you!!
How do I use Fruit Optimise?
Use regularly, by diluting to the ratio on the bottle and also spraying onto the plant or watering into the soil, just like Flower Optimise.
I use fruit optimise combined with EM and kelp for all round health and growth. Spraying weekly when first transplanted (leafy veg) and at fruit set after flowering for everything else. One thing to note is that Flower and Fruit optimise must be used separately, as they nourish at a different point in the plant’s journey.
If you’re keen to try these products, you can find them here on my website.
If you have any other questions, feel free to contact me directly.