Hi Charles, it does look like dawn dish soap plus a few other ingredients can do wonders for your lawn, I may have to try it! https://www.wisebread.com/secret-lawn-tonic-recipe-from-golf-course-groundskeeper?page=1
Dawn is helpful in killing moss but it has a degreaser in it so it can be harmful to your lawn as well. https://www.wisebread.com/secret-lawn-tonic-recipe-from-golf-course-groundskeeper?page=1
Hi Charles: What I use to green up my lawn is milorganite. Here's their site: https://www.milorganite.com/blog/Lawn/what-makes-grass-green Good luck
Dawn is great for bugs but can ruin and burn your grass. Be careful
You could check out this article. It does mention a recipe using dishwashing liquid...and the science behind it. https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-xpm-2002-08-16-0208160016-story.html
I have heard that is something that has been debunked as not being true. But here is an article about using Dawn on your lawn to kill fleas... https://www.hunker.com/13406499/lawn-treatments-for-fleas-using-dawn-dish-detergent
Nope it will kill your grass. If making your own lawn fertilizer a little liquid soap will allow the mixture to be absorbed. It's a wetting agent softening the soil and preventing water to run off hard soil
I would say that Dawn helps the spray stick to the leaves (blades of grass) so the rest of a recipe (GrandmashHouse) can go to work.
No. Generally your lawn should be soil tested every couple years and treated accordingly to your results. Soil testing kits can be ordered online as well as you can receive a box from your local Cooperative extension to ship your soil sample to the local university.
Someone told me to put iron granules on our lawn , it worked!!! Greener lawn after 1 application.
Milorganite is very slow release of nitrogen, so it will green your lawn without burning it. It's applied with a drop spreader. You may need more than 1 application.
The soil test will tell you definitively what your lawn is lacking.
Hi Charles, Here is why dawn helps make your lawn green. Have you tried using epsom salt watered down in your yard? Search Results
The liquid soap is a wetting agent, helping the formula penetrate the roots. The ammonia promotes growth and turns your lawn green. ... "When you don't have a lot of water and we're on watering restrictions, this is another way to get the nutrients to your lawn and keep it growing." So there you have it.Mar 23, 2007
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I have never heard of that, it seems that the soap would cause the grass to burn in the sun.
Hello. I’ve never heard of this in master gardener classes.
This link might be helpful.