0.5 hours for making the solution and watering the plants
Time (0.5hr) x Local living wage ($13.50) + Est. Expenses & Utilities ($0) / jar = $1.68 per jar
Bacterial cultures are more related to agriculture that we can imagine. Just as fermentation is to dirt. Blood contains three macro-nutrients which plants thrive on: nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium.
Instead of buying fertilizer, menstrual blood can be used every month to feed the house plants.
- Empty your menstrual cup or squeeze your tampon. You can collect the menstrual blood over a couple of days if you want to make a bigger batch of the fertilizer at once.
- Mix 1 part of blood in 9 parts of water.
- Water the plant with this solution once per month. Don't overdo it.
Advice: In case of water grown plants, simply add a menstrual blood each time when you change the entire water (usually when half of the water has evaporated). Use a weak solution consisting of 1 part of blood and 19 parts of water. Multiply these proportions proportionally if needed.