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Re: Lawn Fertilizers and Milorganite


	I've been using alfalfa meal for years with excellant results.
It also contains a growth hormone, right now I forget which, that has
plants jumping out of the ground in spring. I divide in the fall and
add it then. I use it on anything I plant. It's cheap at $8.00 for 
50lb.

			Jennifer

Jpbluerib@aol.com wrote:
> 
> 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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