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fertilizer for lawn #744418

Asked April 15, 2021, 7:30 AM EDT

Good morning I am considering putting Ringer's lawn fertilizer and wondered if it was safe. All of the labels state it is organic and I want to make sure. Also, do you know of a way to remove moss from a roof without using chemicals? Thank you, Robin

Washtenaw County Michigan

Expert Response

Hello Robin,

Check out the sections on Reading the fertilizer label and What determines an organic fertilizer at this link:

https://www.canr.msu.edu/resources/fertilizer_basics_for_the_smart_gardener

Other links you may be interested in https://www.canr.msu.edu/news/benefits_of_using_lawn_fertilizers_containing_slow_release_nitrogen 

https://www.canr.msu.edu/news/when_should_i_fertilize_my_lawn_during_spring

https://www.michigan.gov/documents/MDOT_MS4_LawnGarden_Article_159348_7.pdf

Here is an article from Oregon State University on Chemical Moss Control for Roofs, Decks, and Sidewalks - Check out this link: https://bryophytes.science.oregonstate.edu/page24.htm

Hope this helps!!

Melville Kennedy Replied April 15, 2021, 9:46 AM EDT

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