organic lawn fertilizers

Discussion in 'Fertilizer Application' started by elliefert, Oct 1, 2013.

  1. elliefert

    elliefert LawnSite Member
    Posts: 9

    Are there different levels for organic for lawn fertilizers?
    For food, the NOP-national organic program allows for different levels, like multi-ingredients.

    How should i choose organic fertilizers?
    thx
     
  2. BlazersandWildcats2009

    BlazersandWildcats2009 LawnSite Member
    from Houston
    Posts: 197

    Before setting your mind on organics or what you plan to use, first give us a little more details. What is the conditions of your soil? Grass? What type of grass? What's your OM% in your soil as of now? What's your goals? What do you want to accomplish by using Organics? Are you stuck on Organics? If so, do you know the true reason why? Do your HW before buying anything "Organic" because "Organic" usually includes someone getting rich, and someone getting disappointed unless you have a correct program setup to meet your needs and soil conditions.
     
  3. Kiril

    Kiril LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 18,298

    Compost does a soil good!
     
  4. phasthound

    phasthound LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,568

    There are many definitions of "organic" lawn care.
    Here's a link to what is probably the strictest interpretation.
    http://www.organiclandcare.net/
     
  5. phasthound

    phasthound LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,568

    The same holds true when choosing a conventional lawn care program. It's always good to ask those questions. Although, I'd venture to say that more people are getting rich on selling conventional products than organic products.
     
  6. elliefert

    elliefert LawnSite Member
    Posts: 9

    Thank you!
     
  7. elliefert

    elliefert LawnSite Member
    Posts: 9

    Thanks!!! I am too new, and be overwhelmed by organic, blabla.

     

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