| "The Master's" All Purpose Fertilizer
Mix together all ingredients. If you buy liquid lawn fertilizer with a hose sprayer attachment, you can use the attachment with any 1 liter bottle to make a 50 gallon sprayer. Spray your lawn and garden with the above mixture every 3 weeks, early in the day.
- 1 can of beer
- 1 can of cola (any kind, NOT diet)
- 1 box or cup of apple juice
- 1 cup lemon scented liquid soap
- 1 cup ammonia
- 1 cup liquid lawn fertilizer
For houseplants, mix 4 shot glasses of the above mixture to 1 gallon of water and add 1/4 tsp knox gelatin.
Non-Fing Houseplant Fertilizer:
Water your plants with this mixture once a month.
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1 tbsp Epsom salts
- 1/2 tsp saltpeter
- 1/4 tsp ammonia
- 1 gallon water
- Add 5 tbsp black coffee for acid loving plants
Spring Lawn Feeding:
To use with a hose sprayer, mix with enough water to equal 1 quart total volume and pour into the sprayer container. Fertilizes 2,500 square feet of lawn.
- 1 cup Epsom salts
- 1 cup ammonia
Fall Lawn Feeding:
To use with a hose sprayer, mix with enough water to equal 1 quart total volume and pour into the sprayer container. Fertilizes 1,500 square feet of lawn.
- 2 cups Epsom salts
- 3 tbsp baking powder
Fertilizer for azaleas, rhododendrons, camellias and hollies:
Mix well. Scatter evenly over ground shaded by the plant. Use 1 pound of fertilizer for each 1 foot of the diameter.
- 4 cups coffee grounds
- 1 cup bonemeal
- 1 cup wood ash
Garden vegetable and f fertilizer:
- 1 part dried poultry manure or 5 parts dried horse manure
- 1 part bonemeal
- 1 part wood ash
Mix well and spread over garden soil before planting.
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