Tag: fertilizer

Rethinking Biosolids as Fertilizer

Even though I’ve been a big fan of Milorganite for lawns and shrub beds over the years, news stories over the past 10 months have given me pause. On the plus side, are its characteristics as a non-burning and slow-release organic fertilizer, as well… Continue Reading “Rethinking Biosolids as Fertilizer”

Fire Blight

Some plants suffer from being ‘pushed’ with too much Nitrogen fertilizer. Fire blight is caused by the bacterium Erwinia amylovora and affects over 100 different plants. It’s generally more serious in Apple and Pear trees in orchards due to loss of production (technical information). First… Continue Reading “Fire Blight”