When you walk into your local lawn and garden store you’d like to think that they’ve done their homework. The products they’ve put on display will all be perfect for your region, everything will perform as expected and none of it will stir up any environmental mayhem. And what could be more worry-free than fertilizer? You’re just feeding your lawn or garden.
Unfortunately, those folks at the garden center are as busy as you are. They’ve got a business to run, they stock and sell hundreds of different items, and they probably haven’t invested the time it takes to research and evaluate every single one. There will be things on the shelves that waste your money, damage the environment and don’t even perform their intended functions.
So what can you do?
You can be “eco-smart” when it comes to mulch and fertilizer (more…)