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Month: March 2015

Neem Cake for Gardening

March 23, 2015 by Alec McClennan

Benefits for Using Organic Neem Cakes as a Soil Amendment The use of Neem, in its various forms, in gardening and farming for amending the soil is a well-known practice. What is good about Neem too is that various research studies have been done, and it has been proven that Neem extracts are non-toxic to humans. These extracts also arent toxic to birds, to beneficial insects and help to protect crops from over 200 crop eating pests. Where does Neem come from? Neem comes from the Neem tree which is a tropical evergreen tree. This tree is native to India as well as other southeastern countries on the globe. Now the Neem tree also has many other uses besides just for enhancing soil. The seeds bark and leaves all contain compounds of the Neem tree are proven antiseptics, antivirals, antipyretics, anti-inflammatories, and antifungals in their uses. The Neem tree is thus called the village pharmacy in India because of all the ways its used. However, Neem does have a garlic-like odor as well

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