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It’s time to throw out that “Miracle Grow”… If you’re serious about making your garden healthier and more organic, by reducing (or completely eliminating) the need for chemical pesticides and fertilizers, then here’s a secret “brew” that literally anyone can make at home to take their organic gardening to the next level. It will help to dramatically improve the growth rate of plants. It will help to reduce common plant pests and diseases. It’s quick, easy and cheap to make…