The Garden Guide

Book: Gardening Science - Soils, Manure and the Environment
Chapter: Chapter 2: Manure

Yeast in manures and fertilizers

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1268. Yeast is one of the most powerful and durable of all manures. It may be applied to every description of crop, either of the farmer or the gardener, and all fruits and flowers which will bear manuring with fermented putrescent matter will equally bear yeast. Unfortunately the article is too expensive to be much used as a manure; but it will well pay for a trial on auriculas and fine plants. This we can assert from our own experience. The effect on the foliage of both is the production of a very vivid green.