Susan W
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AACT Recipe (Activated Aerated Compost Tea)

ACCT is mentioned as a brew to mix for one's plants, especially the babies. What is the recipe? I did a search, perhaps missed it.
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Re: ACCT recipe

That's because I think you mean AACT, activated aerated compost tea. There's a big long thread about it with recipes at the top of the Composting Forum.
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Re: ACCT recipe

Thanks RBG, Duh!!!!!
I looked again at the ingredients for John's Recipe, the liquid fertilizer I use for the new and wee ones. It's rated at 3 - 1.5 - 2. Ingredients include fish, seaweed, molasses, humic acid. I use it about 1/week on the seedlings, and now the 3.5" pots giving them a nudge for growing.
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Re: AACT Recipe (Activated Aerated Compost Tea)

You could put that fertilizer in a bucket of de-chlorinated water with some compost and aerate it for 24-36 hrs. You don't have to use a cup -- maybe 1-2 TBS fertilizer and 1/2 cup compost to 2 gallons of water. The idea is to incubate the good microbes in the compost with added food -- just like letting bread dough rise. :wink:

I would predict a lot of bubbling with the added ferts. So you *may* want to use a 5 gal bucket only half filled to allow for the foam.
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Re: AACT Recipe (Activated Aerated Compost Tea)

I found a great compost tea recipe here. Check it out!
https://growingorganic.com/gardening-tip ... mpost-tea/

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