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The old saying about a footprint means, "Be there." No matter the type or amount of fertilizer, the gardener's presence, attention and thought is key.
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The farmer's best fertilizer is in his
- Anonymous -
Coming Up #15
If people want to fertilize early to
beef up a thin or pale lawn, they should use a slow release
- Mary Wilson, Michigan State
University Extension -
What's Coming Up #137
From a market garden, one would send the cart to town with
produce and it would come back loaded with manure and night soil.
This was an important exchange for both a garden in need of
fertilizer and a town where a large number of horses and other
livestock were housed.
- Royal Horticultural Society
Dictionary of Gardening: Kitchen Garden -
In the country livestock wandered and droppings were
scattered, a desirable enrichment in the fields. In the town,
manure accumulated in stables and was scooped from