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Re: Lawn Fertilizers and Milorganite

In a message dated 09/25/2000 1:48:44 PM Central Daylight Time, 
Giboshiman@aol.com writes:

<< It is interesting to note three significant facts. First, all fertilizer 
products of which we are aware have detectable levels of heavy metals. 
Second, many fertilizer products have metal concentrations not only in excess 
of Milorganite, but could not meet the same environmentally stringent 
criteria as those imposed on Milorganite. However,  >>
Kevin, thanks for the in depth info on Milorganite, however I believe  that 
you can obtainall the nutrients your plants need  by simply going organic. 
Alfalfa meal  ( slow release Nitrogen), powdered Rock Phosphate ( phospherous 
in a more readily available form), and Green sand (complete micro nutrients 
with Potassium, slow release)supply  everything you could want without fear 
of  runoff or negative impact to the environment, and none contain heavy 
metals.       Jim Pabst ( fenton flash)
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