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Old 03-12-2015, 11:56 PM   #1 (permalink)
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These items do work.
Molasses is about 12 bucks a gallon and will last a couple of years with regular use.
I have used it ever since I read Jerry Bakers Gardening book.
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The molasses is used use as a kicker on the lawn, landscape beds and containers, and works well in compost teas.
And you will see difference in in plant health and soil structure especially in peat moss based mixs.

Your lawn/landscape will green up with the abundance of iron in the molasses also.
I will mix it in a hose end sprayer and spray, spray, spray.
A little goes a long way and you really cannot use to much.
Blackstrap molasses by Hostafarian, on Flickr

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