Homemade garden 'tonic' success stories?
This seems like a place to start: I keep getting brochures from some guy selling this "Flower Power" book of secret recipes for growing amazing plants. The hints he drops involve things like whiskey, peroxide, dry dog food, cola, beer, to name a few.
Rather than send this man $28 and put my garden's life in his hands, I would much sooner trust you folks to tell me what you have tried that worked, and what didn't. Grandma's old rose tonic recipe, or something that the Mother Earth News printed 30 years ago, or something that your biochemistry degree led you to try, and what the results were... You know - Experiments!!
Then we can move on to the genetically engineered pussy-willows that purr.....