Pet Safe Lawn Fertilizer

Pet safe lawn fertilizer is a good idea. If you’re like a lot of home owners who have pets, you want them to stay happy and healthy.

More people are starting to think about the chemicals they put on their lawns that can affect their pets.

Test First

It’s always a good idea to test your soil first so you know the best approach for what your lawn needs. I bring samples to the local nursery and they do it free.

Organic Fertilizer

Organic fertilizers are one of the first options to consider and are widely available. A number of the ingredients in these fertilizers may include…cow manure, kelp, worm castings, bird manure and fish.

Pet Safe Weed Killer

As a pet owner you might want to consider pet safe weed killer as part of your lawn care too. Here is a homemade weed killer recipe that’s pet safe.

Recipe - add two parts boiling water and one part vinegar to spray bottle. Spray the weeds on a sunny day for best results. Other optional ingredients include citrus oil or clove oil.

Homemade Pet Safe Fertilizer

If you’re an ambitious do-it-yourselfer another alternative is to make your own homemade pet safe fertilizer.

It’s all about composting. Some of the ingredients include kitchen leftovers, fruit peels, leaves, straw and materials that will decompose naturally with the soil.

There are a lot of choices in composters including:

  • Tumbers

  • Worm Factory Composters

  • 7 Cubic-foot Composters

  • Composting Systems and more

Pet Stories

Maybe you have a story about your pet. Did your pet have a reaction to fertilizer or weed killer?

Tell us your story. Maybe we can learn from your experience.

Share Your "Pet Story"

Do you have a great story to tell? How about photos of your pet(s)? What fertilizer or weed killers have you tried?

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