"The Master's" All Purpose Fertilizer
1 can of beer
1 can of cola (any kind, NOT diet)
1 box or cup of apple juice
1 cup lemon scented liquid soap
1 cup ammonia
1 cup liquid lawn fertilizer
Mix together all ingredients. If you buy liquid lawn fertilizer with a hose sprayer attachment, you can use the attachment with any 1 liter bottle to
make a 50 gallon sprayer. Spray your lawn and garden with the above mixture every 3 weeks, early in the day.
For houseplants, mix 4 shot glasses of the above mixture to 1 gallon of water and add 1/4 tsp knox gelatin.
Non-Flowering Houseplant Fertilizer:
1 tsp baking soda
1 tbsp Epsom salts
1/2 tsp saltpeter
1/4 tsp ammonia
1 gallon water
Add 5 tbsp black coffee for acid loving plants. Water your plants with this mixture once a month.
Spring Lawn Feeding:
1 cup Epsom salts
1 cup ammonia
To use with a hose sprayer, mix with enough water to equal 1 quart total volume and pour into the sprayer container. Fertilizes 2,500 square feet of lawn.
Fall Lawn Feeding:
2 cups Epsom salts
3 tbsp baking powder
To use with a hose sprayer, mix with enough water to equal 1 quart total volume and pour into the sprayer container. Fertilizes 1,500 square feet of lawn.
Fertilizer for azaleas, rhododendrons, camellias and hollies:
4 cups coffee grounds
1 cup bonemeal
1 cup wood ash
Mix well. Scatter evenly over ground shaded by the plant. Use 1 pound of fertilizer for each 1 foot of the diameter.
Garden vegetable and flower fertilizer:
1 part dried poultry manure or 5 parts dried horse manure
1 part bonemeal
1 part wood ash
Mix well and spread over garden soil before planting.