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dormant microbes????

Discussion in 'Organic Lawn Care' started by tweezerbeak, May 9, 2008.

  1. tweezerbeak

    tweezerbeak LawnSite Member
    Messages: 30

    shelf life of teas???commercial teas and additives????dormant critters in solution???can this be??? I was under the school of thought ..make the tea and put it down asap???...also can anyone give me a very basic tea recipe to start with....It will be put down for the first time on a few fields and parks...thanks as usual....
  2. NattyLawn

    NattyLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,643

    Look into a compost tea extract. It's like pulling the microbes off of the compost without giving them food to multiply. Without food, they go into dormancy.

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