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Lady Bug 8-2-4 Organic Fertilizer 25 lb Bag

Regular Price: $47.99

This fertilizer is no longer available, please follow this link to our Lady Bug Organic Fertilizer 6 lb which would be another great fertilizer choice.

Organic fertilizer leads to vibrant, healthy yards. Natural fertilizers promote helpful soil bacteria and encourage beneficial insects to stick around. That's why this all purpose organic fertilizer has a giant lady bug logo. Lady Bug fertilizer helps create a chemical free environment, which results in healthier plants, more wildlife, and reduced pollution of local waterways.

Over time, up to 80 percent of chemical fertilizers wash off and have no effect on the yard where they were applied. Instead, chemical fertilizers cause algal blooms in nearby lakes, poison the water table, and kill sensitive animals such as fish and amphibians. These problems are caused by high nitrate, water-soluble chemical fertilizers. Not only are most of the nutrients wasted, but they trigger a domino effect of changes that can harm the local environment.

When you replace chemical fertilizers with a stable organic fertilizer, you retain more nutrients per pound of applied fertilizer and your landscaping choices help prevent groundwater contamination. Organic fertilizers are naturally balanced - they gradually release nutrients in a form that grass and other plants can use. Lady Bug All Purpose 8-2-4 Fertilizer does not pollute. It's a great alternative to conventional fertilizers!

Texas A&M studied the effects of lawn runoff in the Stillhouse neighborhood of Austin and proved that Lady Bug All Purpose 8-2-4 Organic Fertilizer sharply reduced water pollution compared to other fertilizers. Lady Bug Fertilizer also delivered healthier, more aesthetically appealing plants than synthetic fertilizers.

Lady Bug fertilizer is approved for use on organic gardens, lawns, certified organic orchards, and certified organic farms. Check with your local Community Supported Agriculture group - many CSA farms in the south and west are using Lady Bug fertilizer!

Lady Bug All Purpose 8-2-4 Organic Fertilizer contains no artificial ingredients - it is made with completely natural components. Unlike other "organic" fertilizers, this natural fertilizer contains no fillers. Some of the competing brands are made with urea or bio-solids; those clinical sounding ingredients are also known as urine and sewer sludge. Instead, Lady Bug is made with turkey byproducts that are free of human pathogens. These byproducts would otherwise be thrown away into landfills, and their use turns a waste product into useful fertilizer.

Ingredients: Aerobically Composted Turkey Litter, Hydrolyzed Feather Meal, Sulfate of Potash, and Molasses

Guaranteed Analysis
  • N-P-K Ratio: 8-2-4
  • Total Nitrogen (N) 8.0%
  • 0.5% Ammoniacal Nitrogen
  • 0.5% Water Soluble Nitrogen
  • 7.0% Water Insoluble Nitrogen
  • Available Phosphate (P205) 2.0%
  • Soluble Potash (K20) 4.0%
  • Calcium (Ca) 2.0%
  • Sulfur (S) (combined) 1.0%
  • Iron (Fe) 0.25%
  • 0.1% Soluble Iron

  • Lady Bug All Purpose 8-2-4 organic fertilizer is a very cost effective way to add nutrients to your lawn. It should be applied twice each year - once in mid-spring and then again in the fall. There's no need to water this fertilizer in, so it can be applied even during drought conditions.

    Lady Bug All Purpose 8:2:4 Organic Fertilizer is great for potted plants, vegetable gardens, herb planters, raised bed planters, and flower gardens. It blends in clay or sandy soils without any ill effects, and is a great soil amendment around trees and shrubs. When aerating your yard, mix in a little lady bug fertilizer for added structure and moisture retention.

    LadyBug All Purpose Organic Fertilizer is easy to use with all spreader models. The molasses coating prevents the fertilizer from turning to dust during storage and helps it stick together in easily spread clumps. The molasses also nurtures microbial activity. Microbes help release the nutrients and they also colonize your soil. These helpful aerobic bacteria compete with harmful anaerobic germs, so they prevent pathogens from getting established. In the process, aerobic microbes accelerate the rate of nutrient cycling in the soil which allows plants to get more benefits per pound of fertilizer.

    Application rate: 6 pounds per 1000 square feet

    Each bag contains 25 lbs. That's enough to treat more than 4,000 square feet. We also have a 6 lb bag available for smaller yards.

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