New Silica Source

Discussion in 'Advanced Growing Techniques' started by themtherehills, Aug 25, 2017.

  1. If anyone is looking for a new organic, cheap, source of silica for your plants. I have an idea but I won't be able to try it until my veggie garden next season. I've heard about women drinking bamboo tea, b/c of its high water soluble silica content, which can make hair, skin, and nails healthy and radiant. This bamboo tea is just bamboo leaves that are steeped/boiled in hot water like regular tea. I plan on trying this but i just thought i would throw this out there. two sources i've found for bamboo tea are: and Tell me what you guys think!
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  2. Fermenting is my preferred method for extraction for any vegetation. Horsetail is another great source of silica but bamboo is has got more than horsetail.

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