This subject keeps rolling through my head... So ok it's 2003 and lawn fertilizer, pesticides, etc etc are used in large quantities all over the world. Suppose its 1850.... What did they use to fertilize? There was no Scotts or Lesco. Did the rich folk have beautiful lawns? Probably. How did they maintain them and fertilize and kill weeds. They couldnt head over to Home Depot and pick up a bag of scotts turf builder plus, right? Organic was the only choice. Obviously there were no ZTR's or string trimmers. How did they cut thier lawns? maybe they didnt care about having 'the perfect lawn' Any thoughts on this?