Providers of safe, non-toxic, organic fertilizer, lawn care products and natural weed control. Services include fertilization, aeration, dethatching, over seeding, hydroseeding, fungus treatments, grub treatments, mole repellent, soil analysis, soil amendment and do-it-yourself plans.

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  • Food-grade ingredients
  • Nutrients are slowly released & non-burning
  • Promotes breakdown of thatch
  • Very low salt content
  • Promotes high soil microorganism population
  • Lasts for months
  • Quick release chemicals
  • Easily burns lawns
  • Promotes excessive thatch
  • High chemical salt content
  • Tends to sterilize soil
  • Gone after 30 days
Crabgrass Safe, natural pre-emergent herbicide. Dangerous synthetic pre-emergent herbicide.
Broadleaf weeds:
  • Clover
  • Dandelions
  • Chickweed
  • Hensbit
  • Creeping Charlie
  • Wild Violets
  • Etc.
There is NO organic equivalent to selective chemical herbicides that kill weeds without killing turf-grass. Broadleaf weeds are controlled through changes in cultural practices such as mowing high, deep & infrequent watering, overseeding, and correcting soil imbalances. Other ways to address broad leaf weeds on a case-by-case basis include:
  • Manual weeding
  • Spot treating with salt or vinegar
  • Heat applications
Dangerous synthetic post-emergent herbicide such as:
  • 2,4-D (ingredient in Agent Orange)
  • Dicamba
  • MCPP
  • MCPA
Grubs and other soil born larvae Safe and natural biological control using parasitic nematodes. Dangerous synthetic insecticides, such as Diazinon and Merit.
Lawn Funguses Natural based fungicides approved by OMRI for the organic food industry. Dangerous synthetic fungicides.
Crawling Insects Natural diatomaceous earth with or without pyrethrum Dangerous synthetic insecticides.
  • Long term, thatch will naturally breakdown as the soil born micro-organism population increases.
  • Short term, mechanically power raking to remove thatch buildup.
  • Long term, thatch builds up quickly due to quick release chemical fertilizers.
  • Short term, thatch must be mechanically power raked frequently.