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Im going to use my lawn as a test dummy for learning organic lawn care for tje next couple years. Is there a prefered product line you guys use and why? Im looking for mosquito anf black fly control also. Thanks for any help. I am also in the market for some formal training in this area also. I am waiting on the Master Gardner course application now but would prefer something related directly twards organic lawn care!

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There is a bunch of discussions on here about using natureslawn.com products but there is also discussions on making your own compost tea and using that. I guess if you have a little property that you can make your own with and experiment, you would do better with that.
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Thanks Steve I will be playing around with some stuff for next year and will be looking at the tea. I have been looking at the organic threads already and yes there is a ton of info.
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blood meal, bone meal and corn gluten should became Ur closest alies then
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We are designing our own compost tea brewer. We are going to experiment with different recipes starting in sept. Several customers are willing to be my ginea pigs at a reduced rate for the application. Anxious to see the various outcomes!!! We got our design from the Oregon State University website. It is designed for brewing 25 gallons at a time.
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you know i had better result when i let the tea brew for more than 10 days its seems, that the micro organisms work faster, but stinks so bad
right now i have a 5 gallon bucket, brewing i think it has like 25 days ill see what kind of respond i will get from the soil.
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