What is EM1 used for?

EM-1 Microbial Treatment is a safe alternative to synthetic chemicals that can be used for all plants, soils, cut flowers, fish ponds, composting, and deodorizing that is completely non-toxic and safe for humans, animals, and the planet.

What is EM fertilizer?

EM is a microbial inoculant that works as a bio-control measure in suppressing and/or controlling pests through the introduction of beneficial microorganisms to soils and plants.

How do you use EM1 for plants?

Using your EM1 Garden Apply monthly as a pot drench. Dilute EM1 Garden with water, from 1/100 to 1/1000 dilutions. Soil and Plant Drench: Add 10ml EM1 to a 10 litre watering can, thoroughly wet soil and plants (apply to 10m2 of the garden).

What is EM in gardening?

EM is short for Effective Microorganisms. They consist of a mixture of beneficial, naturally occurring microorganisms, such as yeast, lactic acid cultures and photosynthesis bacteria, which have also been used to prepare and conserve food since time immemorial.

Can you drink em-1?

While some of the probiotics in it could certainly be considered beneficial, there are other probiotics there that are not suitable for consumption. There is nothing harmful within our EM (and as you say, many people choose to drink diluted EM and many growers use it as a foliar spray).

Does EM-1 go bad?

Air causes the Activated EM-1 ® to spoil. This includes extra air space in the bottle. If Activated EM-1® has a foul smell or the pH rises above 4.0, the solution is likely contaminated with something and should be discarded. This material is fine to pour into a long-term compost pile or down a household drain.

Can you drink em 1?

How do I apply for EM-1?

To “activate” EM-1 You can increase the volume of effective microbes provided by EM-1 through fermentation. Mix one part EM-1 and one part molasses with 20 parts warm water, 110°. Put into an airtight bottle or brewing container with an airlock. Ferment at room temperature for 3–5 days.

How do I activate EM-1?

Method of Activation Take a 1-litre measure Half-fill the measure with lukewarm water Dissolve 50 ml of A+ in the measure, stirring well. Stir in 50 ml of EM solution. Top up to 1 litre with lukewarm water. Transfer to a plastic bottle secure the lid and leave in a warm place for one week.

How big of an area can you spray EM-1 on?

General Application Rate: 1 oz. (2 tablespoons) per gallon of water. You can also add EM-1 concentrate to a suitable hose-end sprayer and spray directly onto plants, lawn or soil surfaces. One 32 oz. hose end sprayer (set to 1 oz./gal.) should cover about 1/8 acre.

How often should I add EM-1 to my garden?

Apply an average of 1 gallon per acre per week from sowing until harvest. Add EM-1 as a 3% solution several times per week. Mix EM-1 with water at a rate of 1 oz per gallon of water. Water in or spritz onto plants with a bottle sprayer.

Who is the inventor of the em 1 Microbial inoculant?

EM•1 ® Microbial Inoculant is the original and authentic Effective Microorganisms ® formulated by Dr. Teruo Higa in the mid-1960’s.