Alternative Gardning: Homemade Fertilizer For Lawns... supposed to be really great for your grass - growth, green, and killing bugs that ruin your lawn!...this and other formula's from Jerry Bakers Garden...use lemon scented ammonia--bugs don't like it.
Fertilizing Hostas DIY Hosta fertilizer, and how to apply. Hosta Nutrient Mix: 4 parts all-purpose organic granular fertilizer 4-3-3, 1 part blood meal 12-0-0, 1 part bone meal 0-10-0, ¼ part Epsom salts [for magnesium]
Paul Tukey is the author of The Organic Lawn Care Manual: A Natural, Low-Maintenance System for a Beautiful, Safe Lawn ($13.50 at amazon.com). He's also the editor of SafeLawns.org, where you'll find nearly 30 how-to videos that provide a step-by-step guide to the process. - PopularMechanics.com
A lawn fertilizer schedule is important, but sorting out the fact from the fiction can seem overwhelming. What do you really need to do, and what can you strike off your list before you even put your rubber boots on?