The needs of our plants are similar to ours. They need to water to survive. But they need minerals to thrive. While humans might drink some iced tea for a bit of that sustenance, pouring iced tea on plants may not to much good.
But there is a "tea" of sorts for plants.
Making a tea from compost is the plant equivalent of iced tea for people. Brewing this elixr is as simple as making iced tea. This compost tea makes the nutrients immediately available to the plans.