Return to the Organic Lawn Care Forum | Post a Follow-Up

Natures lawn and garden inc

Posted by minal 6 (My Page) on
Tue, Jul 26, 11 at 12:51

I found this really great link from the website "Natures Lawn and Garden Inc" while I was searching local organic lawn suppliers.

It has good info about how to start an organic lawn.

Has anyone tried there products? I am considering purchasing the "All-in-Ones for Lawns" liquid product.

Follow-Up Postings:

RE: Natures lawn and garden inc

Liquid fertilizer has to be used every other week to keep the lawn green. The problem with them is you only get a few ounces of fertilizer with each spraying. Real fertilizer, that which goes on by the pound, will keep the grass and soil healthy for weeks and sometimes months.

Their Aerify product is recognized as being good for softening hard soil. Most people call it compacted, but it is simply hard for any number of reasons.

RE: Natures lawn and garden inc

oh ok, I didnt realize liq fertilizer had to be applied so often. I was interested in it because it was organic and easier to apply with a hose pipe. Anyway, maybe I will buy some just to try and see how it goes. I am a new home owner and taking care of such a large area of lawn seems a little daunting to me. Its so daunting that I have started reading lawn alternative books and thinking of replacing the lawn with something else.

RE: Natures lawn and garden inc

The Soil Food Web, those wee critters that live in our soil and digest the organic matter in our soil which is then converted by them into nutrients the plants we grow utilize, cannot live in a soil that lacks adequate levels of organic matter. Spraying liquids will not provide enough organic matter to soils to make much difference. Compacted soils are compacted because of a lack of adequate levels of organic matter and while spraying some liquid, that is really a soap that reduces the surface tension of water so it can flow eaasier, does not replace the organic matter all soils need to be good healthy soils.
Spraying liquid on your soil does not replace the needd organic matter and when sufficient levels of organic matter are reached and the Soil Food Web is active those liquids will not make any difference.

Here is a link that might be useful: The Soil Food Web Primer

 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!

Return to the Organic Lawn Care Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.

Learn more about in-text links on this page here