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A win for the environment & your plants!

Our liquid fertilizer concentrates reach the highest level of sustainability of any fertilizer in the world by utilizing break through science, technology, and enzymes to convert human grade organic food scraps from grocery stores into highly effective premium liquid fertilizers. It is estimated that grocery stores in the United States discard about 10% of their food inventory every single week, resulting in more than 133 billion pounds of food being discarded annually. Food waste is one of America’s largest environmental challenges, accounting for roughly one-fifth of the solid waste in landfills nationwide. Food that ends up in the landfill creates incredible amounts of methane and other pollution problems which negatively contribute to global climate […]

What Sets Our Dry Fertilizer Apart?

  Not All Fertilizers Are Created Equal There are a lot of organic fertilizers on the market, so how do you choose? Take a closer look at the ingredients. Many fertilizers labeled “organic” use cheap chicken manure fillers that may contain GMO’s and pathogens. Dr. Earth dry fertilizers use only the finest ingredients derived from nutrient rich fish found naturally in land plants, ocean plants, fish, fish bones and mined minerals from the earth. This nutritionally balanced formula promotes very rich and healthy soil equipped to grow the healthiest plants. Healthy soils can grow the healthiest fruits, vegetables, trees and […]

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What Sets Our Soil Apart From The Competition?

Dr. Earth® premium grade soils are sustainably made from clean and natural ingredients. They are certified organic, do not contain cheap fillers found in many other soils, and contain no GMO’s. Our soils provide long lasting benefits by improving soil texture and drainage properties. They promote strong, healthy growth and help break up compacted clay soil. One of the most important benefits you’ll find with Dr. Earth® soil is that it holds up to temperature extremes and other adverse environmental factors. Think of the amount of time a bag of soil sits in the heat, sealed in plastic, before it […]
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Transforming The Vision To Reality

Transforming The Vision To Reality I was once asked during a presentation I was giving in 2014, what I was personally doing to make a positive change for our environment. Not my company, Dr. Earth, but me personally. I was caught off guard for the first time in my career because I thought I was the agent of change through my company’s success. I was changing people’s minds about organics and convincing them to choose organics over chemicals. So, I replied: “Melissa, I am changing hearts and minds through my company, and we are winning”! That was good enough for […]

Dr. Earth Pelletized Garden Lime

Description: Dr, Earth Pelletized Garden Lime helps to raise the pH in soils to aid plants in maximizing nutrient intake. Great source of calcium and magnesium which are important nutrients for plant growth and health. Ideal for for vegetable and flower gardens and is effective in helping to turn hydrangeas pink. The pelletized form makes it easy to handle and easier to break down in the soil. Covers 100 square feet. The best retailers across America sell Dr. Earth Find a […]

Dr. Earth Pelletized Soil Acidifier

Description: Dr. Earth Pelletized Soil Acidifier helps to lower the pH in soils with excessive alkaline levels. It is a great source of sulfur which promotes dark green growth and is ideal for all acid loving plants, lawns, evergreens, trees and vegetables. It is effective in helping to turn hydrangeas blue. The pelletized form makes it easy to handle and easier to break down in the soil. Covers 100 square feet. The best retailers across America sell Dr. Earth Find a […]

Carlos P. – Minnesota

Your Dr Earth Super Natural Premium Concentrate Lawn Food 3-0-1 Label went from listing: Derived From: Fish Meal, Kelp Meal etc. To now listing : Derived From: Digested Food Materials and Digested Food byproducts. Unless I am mistaken your product is no longer the same? Am I correct? Carlos P. – Minnesota Yes, you are correct we have changed the way we make all our liquid fertilizers. They are all made of 100% Organic Whole Food. Truly a much better and greener […]

Dave G. – Oregon

I just purchased your pump & grow, but cannot get the pump to release. It still is locked down. How do I unlock the pump? Dave G. – Oregon To open Pump and Grow bottle press down on pump while […]

Maria J. – Georgia

I have a black algae growing over rock and grass. I love your products so what do you have that will treat it? Maria J. – Georgia Use our Final Stop Disease Control Fungicide this will help with controlling black algae, shake well before and during use for maximum […]

Max S. – California

In the ingredients for Natural Choice All Purpose Compost, what is the “green” component referring to of the listed Composted Green Waste? How does this compare to other composted wastes for organic use? Max S. – California We have relationships with organic co-op farmers, and we use all the green waste from harvest that does not go to market that is where our composted green waste comes […]

Josh M. – Ohio

I have poison ivy growing at the bases of a few fully developed maple and pine trees. Is the grass and weed killer likely to cause any harm to the trees if I treat the poison ivy with it? Josh M. – Ohio Final Stop Weed & Grass Killer is fine to use around our maple and pine trees does not affect the soil negatively. Shake Well before and during use for maximum results, avoid spraying the […]

Grettel W. – Florida

I live in Florida, where it’s hot and humid much of the year. I always seem to battle fungal infections on my tomato plants, which I think is Septoria leaf spot. Can you please tell me if you have a product that will eliminate this? Grettel W. – Florida Use our Final Stop Disease Control Fungicide, this was control stop Septoria leaf spot from spreading. Shake well before and during use for maximum […]

Amie L. – Texas

Is your super natural lawn food pet safe? Amie L. – Texas Yes, our Super Natural Lawn Food is people and pet safe. Made of 100% Organic Whole […]

Brenda P. – Colorado

The Organic Pump & Grow liquid fertilizer for Tomato, Vegetable, and Herb states it is derived from digested food materials and digested food bi-products. What digested it, and is it basically some kind of poop? Brenda P. – Colorado All our liquid fertilizers are made with “Digested food bi-product”. Our liquid fertilizer concentrates reach the highest level of sustainability of any fertilizer in the world! This is accomplished by utilizing break through science, technology, and enzymes to convert human grade organic food scraps from grocery stores into highly effective premium liquid fertilizers. Our carbon-rich liquid fertilizers are packed with Amino Acids, […]

Heath M. – New Hampshire

Can you tell me more about the prop 65 CA warning on the Flower Girl Bud and Bloom booster? Heath M. – New Hampshire Everything we make at Dr. Earth is organic. Prop65 is listed on all our products. The reason we do this is because all organic ingredients contain traces of lead and other metals that are listed under Prop65. We put this marking on our products to be transparent, even though the level of lead in our products is far lower than the requirements by Prop65. I hope this clears this up for you and gives you even more confidence in our […]

Kevin G. – New York

I’m looking at using the Final Stop Weed killer. We are going to plant in early august. When should I apply the product to get the best results before planting? Kevin G. – New York You should apply Final Stop Weed & Grass Killer on a warm sunny day as the sun and heat will help with the speed of weeds and grasses dying. It does not negatively affect the soil, so you can plant in it right away after weeds and grasses are dead. Shake well before and during use for maximum […]

Peter M. – California

How many square feet does the32oz vegetable garden insect killer cover? Peter M. – California Our 32oz Hose end Final Stop Vegetable Garden Insect Killer covers 5000 square […]

Matthew G. – New York

Can the vegetarian soil be used for a raised bed vegetable garden? Matthew G. – New York Yes, you can use Free Vegetarian Potting soil in a raised bed. All our other soils do contain animal by products, please keep in mind that we only offer Free in smaller size bags and currently only available on our […]

Ruthie H. – Oregon

Can you recommend a fertilizer for container plants that does not contain carcinogens? Ruthie H. – Oregon We recommend our Life 4-6-5 All Purpose Throw & Go pelletized fertilizer for use in […]

Leslie C.

Is Pot of Gold All Purpose Potting Soil safe to use with kids? Leslie C. Our Pot of Gold All Purpose Potting Soil is safe to people (kids) & […]

Alora L. – Montana

Why does your organic weed spray have a California p65 warning on the label? Alora L. – Montana Everything we make at Dr. Earth is organic. Prop65 is listed on all our products. The reason we do this is because all organic ingredients contain traces of lead and other metals that are listed under Prop65. We put this marking on our products to be transparent, even though the level of lead in our products is far lower than the requirements by Prop65. I hope this clears this up for you and gives you even more confidence in our […]

Karen P.

I bought some of this product through Walmart delivery and I noticed it had 4 date stickers on the bottom all with the same date of 10/1/20. My question is will it be ok to use? And is it organic? Karen P. The sticker on the bottom of the bottle of our liquid fertilizer’s is a born-on date, not a expiration date. Perfectly fine to use and all we do is 100% […]

Donna S. – California

Do your Dr. Earth fertilizers kill toads and frogs? Donna S. – California Our fertilizers will not kill toads and frogs when used as […]

LouAnn C. – Wyoming

I have an infestation of grasshoppers in my garden. Will the final stop garden insect killer be safe for my other animals (chickens, cats and dogs)? Also how long will it keep? LouAnn C. – Wyoming Final Stop Vegetable Garden Insect Killer is a contact kill and to be effective against grasshoppers you need to spray them directly. Shake well before and during use for maximum control. reapply, as […]

Sherry L. – Michigan

We have weeds in the little lawn we have. We have had our yard leveled and are waiting for the landscaper to put in a sprinkler system and then hydroseed. While waiting, the new dirt and lawn are growing weeds. How do we kill the weeds but let the hydroseed grass grow when it is put down? Sherry L. – Michigan Our Final Stop Weed & Grass Killer does not negatively affect the soil and can be used before you […]

Greta U. – North Carolina

Is your organic vegetarian potting soil vegan? I read the ingredients and it sounds like it is but it’s also called vegetarian so that made me second guess it. Also do you offer a vegan fertilizer for veggie plants? Greta U. – North Carolina Free Potting soil is vegetarian blend. We use no animal by products in it. You can pair it up with our alfalfa meal to use to fertilize which also does not contain any animal by […]

Shelley M. – Alabama

I will be using fertilizer for hydrangeas around poultry. Is it safe for them to dig in. eat around and otherwise be chickens in? Shelley M. – Alabama Yes, our dry fertilizer is safe to use where chickens are present, but make sure that it is scratched into the soil and watered in before letting them frolic […]

Maryann C. – North Carolina

We purchased 3-0-1 liquid lawn food. How long should it be on the grass before rain or watering? Maryann C. – North Carolina After applying Super Natural Lawn Food 3-0-1 wait at least a day before watering again, then water as you normally […]

Mickey M. – Texas

Is your fungicide effective against grey leaf spot (Pyricularia Grisea) in St. Augustine grass? Mickey M. – Texas Yes, our Final Stop disease Control Fungicide will help control Grey leaf spot (Pyricularia Grisea) in St. Augustine grass, shake well before and during use for maximum […]

Nancy M. – Arizona

Should I use the Exotic Blend as a tea or is it better to apply to the soil and water-in well? I’m growing hibiscus, plumbago, nightshade, and 2 very tall bougainvilleas in pots. Which method will be better? Nancy M. – Arizona Yes, we recommend applying Exotic Blend Fertilizer in the soil and later in the season using the fertilizer tea for a boost in […]

Lori T. – Washington

Can you use the tomato and herb fertilizer right up to harvest? Lori T. – Washington Yes, you can use our Tomato, Vegetable & Herb fertilizer up to the day of […]

Linda M. – Georgia

I ordered your Tomato, vegetable and Herb organic fertilizer. Your directions are for rows of plants. I only have two tomato plants and 4 squash plants in raised garden beds. I need to know how much and when I should fertilize these individual plants. Could you please help me with that information? Linda M. – Georgia You can apply 1/2 a cup of Home Grown Tomato, Vegetable & Herb fertilizer around the base of your plants, just scratch into soil and water in. Apply every 2 […]

Bob V. – Rhode Island

Which fertilizer product is best for Japanese Maples? Bob V. – Rhode Island For Japanese Maples we recommend our Acid Lovers 3-4-3 Fertilizer your maples will […]

Kelby O. – Idaho

What do you do when a dog Inguisted your pump& grow? Kelby O. – Idaho No worries, maybe an upset stomach at worst. We use no synthetic chemicals in our fertilizers. Pump & Grow are made of 100% Organic Whole […]

Ilona Y. – Nevada

It is getting warmer, my pupoy wants to be outside and here come the flies. What can I safely spray in the yard to get rid of them? Also what can I spray on mulch as she sometimes poops in the mulched areas and I imagine they lay eggs in it? Ilona Y. – Nevada You can use our Final Stop Yard & Garden Insect Killer Hose end sprayer, spray everything down it is made of 100% Organic Essential Oils and people & pet safe. Shake well before and during use, it may require a few applications for maximum control. […]

Rebecca H. – Virginia

Can Final Stop be used in daylily gardens to kill weeds without harming the daylilies? Rebecca H. – Virginia Final stop Weed & Grass Killer is non-selective and can be used in flower beds but do not spray what you do not want to kill directly, avoid over spray on to other plants as it can […]

Kenn N. – Kentucky

What is the best way to feed two year old hydrangeas ? I have them in a mulched bed. they did not bloom well last year. i purchased your organic & natural hand crafted blend. I am thinking about making a tea and feeding that way. Kenn N. – Kentucky First, we recommend our Acid Lovers fertilizer for hydrangeas as they will thrive in acidic environment. You can apply into the soil, I would move mulch away then apply and put mulch back, making a tea is also a great way to use our […]

Jim W. – California

Are you supposed to water immediately after applying your organic liquid fertilizer to vegetables? Jim W. – California You do not need to water immediately after applying our liquid fertilizers to […]

Art J. – California

Will Final Stop stain stucco or concrete? Art J. – California Final Stop products are essential oils base so they can stain, test a small area before full […]

Eileen V. – New Hampshire

I used Dr. Earth Organic & Natural Root Zone® Starter Fertilizer 2-4-2 in all my containers, flowers & vegetables. When to I start to supplement with your regular all purpose fertilizer? Eileen V. – New Hampshire After the first feeding (30 days) with Root Zone starter you can then apply an All Purpose or any of our other premixed […]

Thomas S. – Pennsylvania

I have several insects in my lawn and around the perimeter of my home (including spiders: wolf, brown recluse, black widow), crickets, grasshoppers, pill bugs, and more. Would your Dr. Earth Organic and Natural Final Stop Yard & Garden Insect Killer product be good to spray around the perimeter of my home? If so, what would the dilution be and how often would I need to spray? Thomas S. – Pennsylvania You can use our Final Stop Pest Control Killer spray (black bottle) around your home this product is not meant to spray plants directly. And you can use our […]

BA. – Pennsylvania

I was wondering, how many seasons after buying a rose bush can you consider it organic. I want to bake with the rose petals (garnish cupcakes, make simple syrups). If we bought a non-organic rose bush…how many years/seasons do we need to go through for it to be considered organic (we use no pesticides on it)? BA. – Pennsylvania 3 seasons/years would be about enough time thru cycle out. make sure you prune back the roses during that […]

Claude S. – California

Can I use your tomato fertilizer for seedlings in the greenhouse? Claude S. – California If you are referring to our liquid fertilizer, then dilute 1/2 to 1oz per gallon of water for use with seedlings, if it is our dry fertilizer use with seedling at time of […]

Bob B. – Texas

Can the Final Stop concentrate be used to refill the hose on sprayer Final Stop Insect Killer? Bob B. – Texas Yes, you can refill the hose end applicator with our 24oz concentrate. Shake well before and during use for maximum […]

Michael S. – Texas

Just purchased and used your product Final Stop Concentrate. I noticed while spraying this on my plants that it beaded up on the leaves. So I’m not getting total coverage on the leaves. Is this due to hard water and should I add a drop or two of natural soap to break the surface tension? Michael S. – Texas You do not need to add anything, no soap, just make sure you shake well before and during use for maximum control. You can use a surfactant but make sure it is suitable for use with essential […]

Ric C. – Illinois

Is the spray-on lawn fertilizer pet and child safe? Ric C. – Illinois When used as directed, our Super Natural Lawn Food is pet & child safe. Let application dry before letting your dog and child on the fertilized area. It’s made of 100% Organic Whole […]

Debra C. – New York

I was wondering what the code means on the bottom of the bottle. I bought your cactus and succulent plant food and on the bottom it had the code 12/1418 ? Debra C. – New York The date on the bottom of the Pump & Grow liquid fertilizer is a born–on date and not an expiration […]

Diana M. – Maine

How to you open the Dr Earth Pure Gold pump? Diana M. – Maine To open Pump and Grow bottle press down on pump while […]

Anne C. – Illinois

I found my dog eating some of the fertilizer I put down in my garden bed. Should I be concerned. Is there anything that could make my dog sick. Anne C. – Illinois No worries, maybe an upset stomach at worst. We use no synthetic chemicals in our fertilizers. They are 100% […]

Jen M. – Washington

What is the wetting agent added to your organic Pot of Gold mix? I have been reading about the very bad long term effects to the soil of adding these, and that, after all the years of farmers etc adding these ‘wetting’ agents to it (petroleum derived/based), they eventually actually prevent the soil from holding water at all . . . and that this cannot be undone . . . Sounds like a very bad idea to use them. Jen M. – Washington Everything we produce is 100% Organic, All our soil mixes, dry fertilizer, liquid fertilizers and herbicides, fungicides, […]

Mary Beth R. – California

Do any of your planting mixes etc. contain sphagnum or peat moss? It seems to me that your company is very conscious and conscientious and I thank you so much for that. I just wanted to check in with you about the peat. One more thing, I see your insecticides ( the one I looked at) kills caterpillars. I’m really getting into doing pollinator gardens which includes butterflies, of course, especially Monarchs. So how do your insecticides, though natural, work to enhance and balance our ecosystem?. Mary Beth R. – California We do use peat moss in some of our mixes. […]

Amelia S. – Georgia

Will Final Stop be affective against “brown patch,” formally called Rhizoctonia solani? Your label refer s to Brown Rot, but I don’t know if it is the same organism. Amelia S. – Georgia Final Stop will not be effective on Rhizoctonia Solani. Different […]

Audrey P. – California

Do any of your planting media meet the suitable requirements recommended & required by the Earth Box system? Dr. Earth is not on their required list. I’m addicted to Dr. Earth products & use all of the ones that meet my gardening needs, but I guess the way the Earth Box system was designed to work, it needs specially formulated planting media. Apparently, if the planting media is not on their approved list the results will be questionable. Audrey P. – California I have used our Pot of Gold Potting Soil in an Earth Box system and had great results […]

William C. – Pennsylvania

I just treated my lawn with Dr. Earth super natural premium concentrate lawn food. Should I water my lawn in a few days? William C. – Pennsylvania After applying Super Natural Lawn Food, just go about watering like you normally would. No need to do anything differently. Apply every two […]

Bradley F.

I’m using your liquid fertilizer for vegetables and I’m wondering what the application rate is per row foot and per square foot. Also, what would be the application rate for a 5-gallon container? Bradley F. Our 24 oz liquid fertilizer feeds up to 900 sq. ft and our 32 oz size feeds 1200 sq. ft. They could vary depending on soil type and method of watering for 5-gallon containers/pots use 2 cups of mix liquid […]

Thomas B. – California

I have two citrus trees in pots, one lemon and one lime. They are each approximately 4 feet tall, and are producing good fruit. I have been using EB Stone Citrus & Fruit food, but I thought I might switch to Dr. Earth’s Fruit Tree Fertilizer. However, the instructions on the back of the packaging do not mention anything about growing plants in pots. Should I use this fertilizer, and if so, what would be the feeding instructions? Thomas B. – California You can apply 2 tablespoons for every 6 inches of pot/container diameter.  Apply every two months. We are an […]

Mindy N. – Illinois

If I do not open my bag of Dr. Earth Fertilizer, will it be okay and have the same strength next year? Mindy N. – Illinois If un-opened it will be fine for several […]

Bryn M. – Pennsylvania

The pump dispenser on my Home Grown Pump & Grow Concentrated Tomato Fertilizer won’t work. How can I measure how much of the fertilizer I need for a gallon of water? Bryn M. – Pennsylvania You can use 1-2 oz per gallon of […]

Jay J.

What is meant by “inside the dripline” on the label of Dr. Earths Acid Lovers bag? Jay J. The drip line is where the furthest leaves of the tree or plants […]

Jackie S.

I recently purchased the House Plant Insect Killer, but I didn’t see where it said on the bottle if I could use it for my tomato plants. Is this formula safe to use on actively fruiting tomato plants? Jackie S. Yes, you can use Final Stop House Plant Insect Killer on your tomato plants, spray leaves of plants until slight run off. You can use up to the day of harvest, use every other day until you do not see active […]

Human Health Starts In The Soil

What is vital for life? Your health. The future of your health is imminent. To live a long life full of joy and vitality, your lifestyle choices today determine the state of your health tomorrow. This is true, whether we think about those choices or let ignorance and apathy make them for us.  The great news is you control your own destiny, because you control every decision in your life. Healthy eating and living are personal life choices. In your own backyard you can find the potential to create a future of good health for yourself, your family and the […]

Nancy S. – California

I purchased a bottle of Final Stop for yard and garden, but it’s only for use with a hose. Is there a ratio for mixing it, so that I can use it without the hose? Nancy S. – California You dilute 2oz per gallon of water. Shake well before and during use for maximum […]

Jay B

Does the Pump & Grow organic fertilizer create mold? I noticed all of my plants have a whitened area growing around it.  Is this is okay to use moving forward? Jay B. What you are seeing is mycelium and not toxic mold, this is natural and is a sign that your soil is alive if you do not like how, it looks scratch it into the […]

Vincent G. – California

Is Final Stop Pest Control Killer Spray safe to use in my car? Vincent G. – California We do not recommend using our Final Stop Pest Control inside your car. Our Final Stop products are oil base that can stain and in a confined space the scents can […]

Judy M. – Pennsylvania

To my surprise on the back of the bag was a WARNING for Proposition 65; a Cancer Cause. Can you explain why this is listed? Judy M. – Pennsylvania Everything we make at Dr. Earth is organic. Prop65 is listed on all our products. The reason we do this is because all organic ingredients contain traces of lead and other metals that are listed under Prop65. We put this marking on our products to be transparent, even though the level of lead in our products is far lower than the requirements by Prop65. I hope this clears this up for you and gives you […]

Gloria K. – Georgia

My bag of Pure Gold was left open in my yard and it rained! Don’t want to lose the Gold! It’s still a little fluffy, not wet but damp. Your advice, please? Gloria K. – Georgia We recommend using it right away. Once moisture gets into the fertilizer it activates the Trubiotic Inside. The good thing it is an All Purpose so use it around your home on […]

Tony F. – California

I want to take your final stop out of garden hose sprayer and dilute myself in a 1 gallon sprayer. How much yard and garden concentrate per gallon of water for aphid control? Tony F. – California You dilute 2oz per gallon of water. Shake well before and during use for maximum […]

Lynn B. – Texas

How do I get the pump up on a succulent fertilizer? Lynn B. – Texas To open the Pump and Grow bottle press down on pump while […]

Leah R. – Iowa

Can the succulents pump and grow kill a dog if they get ahold of it? Leah R. – Iowa If you are just talking about the liquid inside the bottle, then no more than likely an upset stomach. Our liquid fertilizers are made of 100% Organic Whole Food. But, if your dog eats the bottle and all then I would get him/her checked […]

Linda C. – Texas

I just purchased Dr Earth House Plant Insect Killer. Do I spray it on the plant itself, the soil, or both? Can I spray it while plants are inside? Linda C. – Texas Yes, spray plant directly until slight run off. We do recommend taking them outside and spray or cover surroundings as our products is made from 100% organic essential oils (May stain). Shake well before use for maximum […]

Gale W. – Indiana

Are there any peanut or tree nut products (not including coconut) in your potting soils or liquid plant foods? Gale W. – Indiana While we do not put any nut products in our blends, it is a challenge to guarantee that the facilities that fill our bags or liquids are […]

Troy T. – Pennsylvania

I have a 12 foot by 4 foot garden . The alkalinity is at between 7 and 8. The garden needs to be more acidic for the tomatoes and other vegetables I want to grow. What product of yours can I add to raise the acidity and lower the alkalinity? Troy T. – Pennsylvania Our Acid Lover 3-4-3 will help acidify your soil. Also, mixing in some of our Acid Lover Planting Mix will help as well […]

Robert M. – Maryland

I’m using your all purpose fertilizer as a tea and would like to know what the shelf life is or do I need to discard any leftover? Robert M. – Maryland We recommend using it right away, but if you keep it in a container with a lid (like a milk jug with cap) it should be good for about a week (kept in room […]

Jennifer G. – California

Will the Ready-To-Spray Fruit Tree Insect Killer kill the bees? I have aphids on my apricot tree and need a pet safe product. I prefer an organic pest control yet I don’t want to harm the bees, birds, or my pets. Jennifer G. – California When used as directed it will not kill bees, use in early AM when bees are not active, the residue will not harm bees or other beneficial insects. Its People and Pet […]

Sharon P. – California

We sprayed Dr Earth on the backyard patio pavers and a 6 feet perimeter around the house. How long do we need to wait before we can let our dog out in the back yard? Sharon P. – California Once the spray is dry you can let your dog out in the back yard. Our sprays are made of 100% Organic Essential […]

Laura S. – Minnesota

I was wondering how long you have to wait after using the last stop lawn and garden weed killer to plant vegetable seeds in your garden? Laura S. – Minnesota Once your weeds or grass is dead, you can plant right away! Final Stop Weed & Grass Killer does not negatively affect the soil. Made with 100% Organic Essential Oils. Shake well before and during use for maximum […]

Fran H. – Pennsylvania

What organic fertilizer product has a low salt content? Is the salt content shown somewhere on the packaging? Fran H. – Pennsylvania All our fertilizers are low in salt, we make only 100% organic fertilizers. Synthetic fertilizers are salt […]

Wayne S. – New Jersey

Why is your Kelp Meal not OMRI certified and why does it have a prop65 warning on the package? Wayne S. – New Jersey We chose not to certify, but it is the same kelp meal we use in our mixes that are OMRI certified. Everything we make at Dr. Earth is organic. Prop65 is listed on all our products. The reason we do this is because all organic ingredients contain traces of lead and other metals that are listed under Prop65. We put this marking on our products to be transparent, even though the level of lead in our products is far […]

Linda T. – California

When repotting a Christmas Cactus should I use just potting mix, cactus & succulent potting mix, or a. combination of both. in equal amounts? Linda T. – California You can straight into our Exotic Blend Cactus & Succulent Potting Mix. No need to mix with other soil. Your Christmas cactus will thrive! Make sure to fertilize them when planting. Use our Exotic Blend fertilizer. It will help by adding additional nutrients and Trubiotic […]

Alissa

I am looking for a pet safe yard treatment for fleas and I came across your Final Stop Yard and Garden Insect Killer.  Typically pet safe refers to cats and dogs. I was wondering if your product is also rabbit safe. I want to check to see if it is OK for him to consume the grass after it has been treated and dried? Or if there is a period of time that I should wait before he can consume the grass again? Alissa Final Stop Yard & Garden Insect Killer is safe to use with most animal and pets […]

Ryan S.

I am seeking recommendations on which Dr Earth product is most recommended for indoor orchid blooms? Ryan S. Our dry and liquid fertilizers are formulated for soil or coco coir. If your orchids are growing in those growing media then use our Flower Girl Bud and Bloom Booster, we have it in both dry and liquid and will link the products below, both work great and both can also be used as a foliar […]

Yvette D. – Michigan

Is this safe to spray on blossoms? Should I spray in the morning before the sun gets to hot? How often can I spray safely? What temperature is to cold to spray? Yvette D. – Michigan Yes, it is fine to spray blossoms, but we recommend only to spray them if they are infested with insects. We recommend to spray in the early AM or late afternoon 4-5 PM. If you get frost at night, it is too cold to […]

Robert S. – Florida

I like to spray Final Stop for insect control, but am never sure how soon I can water my yard and garden after I apply it. Can you please advise? Robert S. – Florida You can water right away! Avoid watering the actual plants and water the soil. That is the best practice. Early AM or afternoon 4-5pm are the best […]

Priscilla F. – Maine

Would your Exotic Blend fertilizer be appropriate for my indoor jasmine? Priscilla F. – Maine For your indoor jasmine go with our Liquid fertilizer Flower Girl Bud & Bloom Booster. Our dry fertilizers work great, but indoor you will have a strong odor. Our liquid does not have a very strong odor and it is easy to apply when […]

Marion G. – Nevada

Do you have a product that will control apple scab? Marion G. – Nevada You can use our Final Stop Disease Control Fungicide for apple scab. Shake well before and during use for maximum […]

Michelle Y.

Does your organic exotic blen succulent and cactus potting soil expire? How shoud it be stored? Michelle Y. Our Exotic Blend Cactus & Succulent Potting Soil does not expire. If you are planning on not to use for a long period of time, storing it in a bucket with a closed lid is a good way to keep it from getting bugs or just simply use a chip […]

Hansel A. – California

I used Dr Earth for first time for my potted vegetables applying 1/3 cup for each 5 gallon pot. Instruction is telling me to re-fertilize after 2 months. I still have a lot of stock of Miracle Grow from previous year. I usually apply it every 2 weeks. Since I already have Dr Earth, Will I get better results if I apply it every 2 weeks as added nutrient for my plants? Hansel A. – California Yes, you will get better results and without all the constant application. Miracle-Gro is synthetic and requires every 2-week application because it is feeding […]

Jack P. – Arizona

I am using Dr. Earth Super Natural Lawn Food. Can you please let us know if it pet friendly? How long should we wait before we let our pets outside on the lawn after application? Jack P. – Arizona Once you applied Super Natural Lawn Food and have watered it in and it dries your pets could go on the lawn. It’s People and Pet Safe! Made of 100% Organic Whole […]

Shirley U. – Colorado

How do I open the pump bottle on the pump and grow. I tristed both ways and still cant open it. Shirley U. – Colorado To open Pump and Grow bottle press down on pump while […]

Natasha S. – Wyoming

Which of your fertilizers would be best for artichoke transplants? Natasha S. – Wyoming We recommend our Home Grown 4-6-3 for your artichoke transplants, follow directions under tomato and peppers for application […]

Carla H. – Texas

Is the Final Stop weed and grass killer safe to use around, chickens, pets, and children? Carla H. – Texas Final Stop Weed & Grass Killer is safe to use around chickens, pets, and people, when used as directed. Shake well before and during use for maximum results. It’s made of 100% Organic Essential […]

Renate F. – Oregon

My dog licked the soil around fertilized plants. How bad is rose and flower fertilizer for a 60 pound dog? Renate F. – Oregon No worries, maybe an upset stomach at worst. We use no synthetic chemicals in our fertilizers. They are 100% […]

Nadine C. – Massachusetts

I just bought your Organic Pure Gold all purpose plant food. How do I get the pump to engage? Nadine C. – Massachusetts Turn counterclockwise while pushing down at the same time, that should make the pump pop up to […]

Robert E. – California

I’m using Final Stop to clean up a garden bed prior to adding garden soil and plants. How long should I wait to add the soil and plants after the last application of Final Stop? Robert E. – California No need to wait! Our Final Stop does not negatively affect the soil. You can wait once dry, but not necessary.  it’s made of 100% Organic Essential […]

David G. – California

I wanted to know why you offer fertilizer in dry and wet applications and when you would use it in different applications. Which product would be best when you only needed to use it on a few flowering type herbs? David G. – California We offer most of our fertilizers in dry and liquid for consumer ease and options, but we highly recommend our dry when you are first planting or if you have not fertilized in quite some time. It contains our “Trubiotic Inside” that helps bring life back into the soil.  You can also use them both together […]

Denise P. – California

I live in Los Angeles. Was looking at the citrus fertilizer A bunch of reading I’d done suggests that I should fertilize 3x year and that’s what I’d been doing for the past few years. Seems to largely be working. I am considering switching to your fertilizer; looking at the sweet & sour one. It recommends 4/year application – can you please clarify whether that guidance is specific to your fertilizer for some reason or is it a general one where people choose to go 3/year or 4/year? Denise P. – California You can apply 3- or 4-times a year, our […]

Stephanie S. – Washington

I’m a new wholesale perennial grower but have used your products for over a decade and move them. For 1 gallon container production, I’m mixing with the soil on planting. I’m wondering if it’s necessary when reapplying to scratch into the soil or if I can just side dress? Some plants have low basal foiage and its hard to go through thousands of gallons hand scratching in! Stephanie S. – Washington Yes, side dressing will work. But definitely use our Life All Purpose 4-6-5 or Pure Gold All Purpose 2-2-2. Both are pelletized “Throw & Go!” made for ease of […]

Joyce N.

I would like to know if your weed killer will harm my grass? I have dandelions, crab grass, and other weeds. Joyce N. Our Final Stop Weed & Grass Killer is not intended for lawns. It is a herbicide and will kill your […]

Humberto S. – Florida

Which is your best fertilizer for banana plants? Humberto S. – Florida We recommend our Exotic Blend 5-4-6 for your banana […]

Mary P. – Maine

How much dry vegetable fertilizer (Dr. Earth) to use when planting string bean seeds? Mary P. – Maine We recommend holding off when starting seeds as they do not require any nutrients. Wait until they have sprouted and have some of their true […]

Denny M. – Colorado

I see different weed killers. One says safe for pets on the front the other does not. Both are in orange bottles and have the same name. The one that says safe for pets is not the one available locally at target. Are both versions safe for pets? Did the packaging change to remove safe for pets? Denny M. – Colorado Our Final Stop Weed & Grass Killer is safe to use around pets (if used as directed) We did some label change, but the product is still the same. It’s made of 100% Organic essential oils. Spray when pets are not […]

Katy M. – Texas

I purchased these two products for my roses: Dr. Earth 100518126 Final Stop Disease Control Concentrate Fungicide and Dr. Earth 1022 Garden Insect Killer. Can I mix them into the same container and apply all at once? If not, how long do I need to wait after applying one to apply the other? Katy M. – Texas We suggest applying the insecticide first then a few days later the fungicide. Shake well before and during use for maximum […]

Jennifer L. – California

I just got the Tomato, Vegetable & Herb Fertilizer. I grow all my fruits and vegetables in grow bags in organic compost soil. How much and how often should I use this product? I have 1 gallon to 10 gallon grow bags. Zone 9a. Jennifer L. – California Apply Home Grown Tomato, Vegetable & Herb Fertilizer every two months and use 1/4 cup for every 5 gallons of […]

Dana D. – North Carolina

I bought the granular fertilizer for my tomatoes. Will this burn them? How do I apply so I know it won’t burn if it does? Dana D. – North Carolina It will not burn. You can sprinkle around the base of your plants and scratch into soil then water or you can cover with more soil and or compost/mulch. You can also make our fertilizer tea recipe (info on back of […]

Amy G. – Texas

I bought your Pump & Grow liquid, but can’t seem to activate the pump action. There are not directions on the bottle. Help? Amy G. – Texas To open Pump and Grow bottle press down on pump while […]

Marry Anne. – Pennsylvania

Which Dr. Earth fertilizer formulation is appropriate for a pink flowering dogwood? Marry Anne. – Pennsylvania Use our Flower Girl Bud & Bloom Booster 3-9-4 dry fertilizer for your pink flowering […]

Charles H. – Nevada

I am looking for something that I can add to my soul that will help revive it and add organic nutrients. Also maybe something that I could use with that to help control worms and flies . I live in Las Vegas and built my own green house . Soil is some compost, store bought soil, chicken and steer manure. Built last year 2nd grow going now. Charles H. – Nevada We recommend our Metabolic Transformer and any of our dry fertilizers. They all contain our Trubiotic Inside and will add life to your soil. As for worms and flies, […]

Joy C. – Georgia

First, what do I put on my blueberries to lower the ph level? They are at 7 & need to be around 5.5. Second, my potato plants are turning yellow before they have even bloomed. What is the problem? Joy C. – Georgia For your blueberries, use our Acid Lovers 3-4-3 it will help acidify your soil and blueberries love acidic soil. Adding some of our Acid Lover Planting Mix wouldn’t hurt either but not necessary. As for your potato plant, try watering less. That might be yellowing the leaves. Cut back watering and see what happens and inspect your plant […]

Susan P. – Washington

Does Dr Earth Final Stop Yard and Garden Insect Killer work on strawberry plants where something is eating the flowers? I tried to figure out the exact insect and I thought it might be the tarnished plant bug but I’m not sure. Susan P. – Washington Yes, Final Stop Yard & Garden Insect Killer is effective on most insects that tend to visit strawberry plants. Make to shake well before and during use for maximum […]

Rich F. – Michigan

Could you tell me what products i need to grow fruit trees, berry plants, grapes and a vegetable garden in a high alkaline sandy soil. My ph tester reads 8, it may be higher because the needle doesn’t move. Rich F. – Michigan For your fruit trees, berries, and grapes use our Natural Wonder Fruit Tree Fertilizer, follow directions. Then work some of our Natural Wonder Fruit Tree Planting Mix into your soil. For your vegetable garden use our Home Grown Tomato, Vegetable & Herb Fertilizer and add some Home Grown Planting Mix into the soil. All our products contain […]

Nicole Y. – California

I accidentally purchased this product in a bottle intended for use with a hose. I am using it for an indoor plant and will not be using a hose. Can you tell me how much of the concentrate should be mixed with how much water? Nicole Y. – California Dilution rate is 2oz per gallon of water, shake well before and during use for maximum […]

Laura K. – Virginia

Can I use the fungicide and insecticide at the same time? Laura K. – Virginia We suggest applying the insecticide first, then a few days later the fungicide. Shake well before and during use for maximum […]

Lynette A. – Rhode Island

What is the volume of each pump? Or maybe easier, how many plants can you feed with a 16 oz pump and grow vegetable fertilizer? Lynette A. – Rhode Island One pump is about 1 TSP, but how many plants vary depending on the size of container. One pump for every gallon of soil. Our Pump & Grow is meant for container/pot […]

Brenda H. – Washington

How soon can I plant flower seeds, bulbs, or shrubs in the area I spray with the DR. EARTH ORGANIC AND NATURAL FINAL STOP® WEED & GRASS HERBICIDE. Also, is it pet safe? Brenda H. – Washington You can plant right away after weeds & grasses are dead or application has dried. Our Final Stop Weed & Grass Killer does not negatively affect the soil. And its people and pet safe when used as […]

Rose S. – Pennsylvania

I have tomato seedlings, the leaves are yellowish. I think they’re missing some sort of nutrient. They are not ready to be transplanted outside. They’re about four to six inches high. I bought your pump and grow fertilizer. Is that too strong to use on a plant this young. I was going to dilute it with water and put it on the bottom of a tray and let some of it absorb into each plant. Do you have any advice? Rose S. – Pennsylvania New sprouts/seedlings do not require a lot of nutrients at that stage. You can add one […]

Allan H. – California

What are the differences between the granules and pellets from the Dr. Earth Acid Lovers Granules Organic Flower Care and the Dr. Earth Life Pellets Organic All Purpose Plant Food. Which is larger and which product contains less dust? Allan H. – California First, the big difference is that our Acid Lover granules will help acidify your soil. Life All Purpose will not. the pelletized Life has less dust and is a slower release vs our non-pelletized formulas usually larger in size than Acid […]

Brittan B. – Utah

I noticed that your liquid fertilizers are not the same N-P-K numbers as the same fertilizer in the powder form. For example, the liquid Bud and Bloom has a N-P-K of 1-2-1, but the powdered form of the same Bud and Bloom has a N-P-K of 3-9-4. Can you explain why? I am looking for the liquid versions for some seedlings and smaller plants, but actually would prefer the N-P-K ratio of the powdered versions (i.e. 3-9-4 vs. 1-2-1) so I find myself in a quandary on which product to purchase. Brittan B. – Utah Yes, the NPK are different from […]

Debbie S. – New Jersey

How much Natural Wonder fruit tree fertilizer is used for a potted citrus tree? I have a Meyer lemon tree in a 17 in diameter pot. Do I follow the directions for trunk size? Or is it based on pot size and if so how much? Debbie S. – New Jersey For potted lemon trees you can use trunk size to determine the amount of fertilizer to apply or you can sprinkle 2 tablespoons for every 6 inches of pot […]

Denise S. – New Jersey

I purchased your Organic Pump & Grow All Purpose Plant Food. How do you open the pump so it works? Denise S. – New Jersey To open Pump and Grow bottle press down on pump while […]

Final Stop® House Plant Insect Killer

Description: Final Stop® House Plant Insect Killer Spray produces remarkable results, because all the ingredients are formulated to perform different tasks and functions synergistically. Our unique combination of natural ingredients works to kill immediately, yet controls insects for weeks with continued protection. A potent blend of essential oils provides fast results and controls insects in your entire garden. No synthetic ingredients. OMRI listed for use in organic gardening. May be used on edible crops up to the day of harvest. Made in the U.S.A. from the highest quality ingredients. Kills and controls crawling insects, aphids, spider mites, scale, thrips, mealy […]

Sweet & Sour® Citrus Fertilizer

Description: Sweet & Sour® fertilizer is formulated to feed all fruit trees, berries, and fruiting vines in containers or any backyard soils. It can be used during the initial transplanting after digging the hole or anytime of the year to feed actively growing fruit trees and vines. No synthetic ingredients or GMO infested chicken manure. Contains TruBiotic® beneficial soil microbes plus mycorrhizae. TruBiotic® ensures organic nutrients are thoroughly broken down and then released in the soil for plant roots to absorb them as they are needed, contributing to drought tolerance, enhanced nutrient availability and increased plant performance. Handcrafted from feed […]

Tim K. – Arizona

How do I get the pump to come up from the bottle? I tried twisting, pulling but it does not come up to inact the pump action. Tim K. – Arizona While pressing down on pump at the same time turn counterclockwise that should unlock the pump. If you want to mix with water, you can dilute 2oz per gallon of […]

Mary B. – Ohio

Do you offer any insect killing and repellent products for use inside the home? I am specifically looking for something that would keep stink bugs out. Mary B. – Ohio Yes, we offer our Final Stop Pest Control that will help in detouring stink bugs. We suggest you do a test spot as it is made of essential oils and may stain. Shake well before and during use for maximum […]

Jamal G. – New York

My son recently brought me a Meyer lemon tree dwarfed version for indoors which soil and fertiliser should I use? Jamal G. – New York For your dwarf Meyer lemon tree in container indoor, we recommend our Exotic Blend Cactus & Succulent Potting Mix and our Natural Wonder Fruit Tree […]

Patrick H. – California

Thinking of growing cannabis using your vegan soil and was curious as to the soil ph and any other helpful information you have regarding cannabis and your vegan soil. Patrick H. – California Free Soil pH is 6.7. If you are growing cannabis check out our 2017 Gardening Guide pages 46 thru 49 on our website. We do not use any animal manures although we do use fish bone meal and fish meal in all our dry premixed fertilizers, but no other animal by […]

Nancy T. – California

Is the Dr. Earth citrus fertilizer safe for my dogs? Nancy T. – California All our fertilizers are people & pet safe when used as directed. We recommend keeping your dog away when applying as they will be attracted to the organic by product. We use like fishbone meal, fish meal, so make sure to scratch it into the soil and water it in […]

Alyssa T. – Illinois

I have used your veggie soil for years and love it! This year, I layered my garden with leaf mulch. I would like to use the no till method. Can I put the Dr Earth soil on top? Is it ok to put it on the garden now or do you recommend waiting until spring? Thanks! I love all your products! Alyssa T. – Illinois No harm in using now but also adding some in Spring is definitely recommended. For your no till I encourage you to try our Life All Purpose fertilizer it is pelletized! “Throw & Go” no […]

Doris B. – Texas

What is the best soil for a money tree or put pachira aquatic? Doris B. – Texas We recommend our Pot of Gold Potting Soil for your money tree. Keep that plant looking good and healthy with our Pump & Grow Pure Gold All Purpose liquid fertilizer, very simple to use and your plant will love […]

Joe K. – California

Can I fill my empty raised bed with Dr Earth Raised Bed Potting Mix exclusively and plant my vegetable seedlings directly in it? Does the product have all the nutrients needed for full growth of vegetables like peppers, tomatoes, etc? Joe K. – California Yes, you can use our Raised Bed Potting Mix exclusively and plant your seedlings directly in it. After about 30 days we recommend adding a fertilizer to replenish nutrients back into the soil. I recommend our Home Grown Tomato, Vegetable & Herb dry fertilizer as it has plenty of calcium for those tomatoes and pepper plants, […]

James W. – Kansas

I have a partial bottle of Dr. Earth, final stop, vegetable garden insect killer concentrate, 32oz, ready to spray when attached to hose. I recently acquired a greenhouse. Having problem with spider mites and white flies. I would like to transfer some of the concentrate into a hand spray bottle with water. What would the formula be for that concentrate oz to water oz? James W. – Kansas Dilute 2oz per 1 gallon of water. Make sure to shake well before and during application for maximum […]

Pat N. – Louisiana

I am looking for 10-20-20 potato fertilizer. Pat N. – Louisiana We recommend our Home Grown Dry fertilizer 4-6-3 for your potatoes. The NPK you are looking for 10-20-20 is a synthetic fertilizer. You will not find those high numbers in true organic fertilizer, We feed the soil that will feed your […]

Rebecca J.

How do I open the pump on the bottle? Rebecca J. To open our Pump & Grow bottle push down on pump while at the same time turn counterclockwise then it should pop up and ready to […]

Shauna R. – Wyoming

Does the vegetable garden fertilizer have magnesium in it? Shauna R. – Wyoming Yes, our Home Grown Dry Tomato, Vegetable & Herb fertilizer does contain magnesium. That is why we use kelp meal, kelp flour, fish meal & fish bone meal. These ingredients are rich in secondary nutrients and micronutrients and trace […]

John G. – California

I was looking at Dr. Earth’s Acid Loving fertilizer (3-4-3-) and noticed there was no listing for the sulfur content that is, IF there is any sulfur in this particular product. If not, was is used for the ‘acidic’ compound? John G. – California Our Acid Lovers Dry Fertilizer (3-4-3) does contain sulfur. We recently took it off the label as we are sold throughout the U.S. and a certain state required us to do […]

Neil B. – New York

What is the effective temperature range to apply Dr. Earth disease control fungicide? Neil B. – New York Effective temperature range is between 40 degrees thru 90 degrees to spray Final Stop Disease Control Fungicide. We recommend spraying in early AM or late evening after 4PM. Shake well before and during use for maximum control and repeat, as […]

Kent R. – Missouri

I have “Pump and Grow” Bud and Bloom Booster. Is it OK to use on vegetable items like Roman lettuce or bib lettuce that I am growing in a patio pot. Is it safe to eat that produce that is fertilized by that product? Kent R. – Missouri Yes, it is ok to use Pump & Grow bud & bloom booster on your vegetables. And it is totally safe to consume the produce/ vegetables fertilized by this product. We use 100% Organic whole food to make our liquid […]

Linda N. – Illinois

I have two problems with fungus. One is an indoor anthurium. The other are several outdoor hydrangea plants. What do you recommend? Linda N. – Illinois We recommend our Final Stop Disease Control Fungicide for both indoor and outdoor. We do recommend, if possible, to take your indoor plant outdoor to spray as our product is essential oil based and could stain indoor surroundings, then bring it back indoors. Shake well before and during use for maximum […]

Jeffrey S. – Washington

I bought a bag of your Premium Gold All Purpose Fertilizer, but the bag appears to be made of plastic. Is this packaging sustainable (i.e. made of recyclable material, or recyclable itself)? Jeffrey S. – Washington All our bags are recyclable, and we are a proud member of OceanBound […]

Cee K. – Georgia

Does the final stop kill carpet beetles? Cee K. – Georgia Our Final Stop products will kill carpet beetles, make sure to shake well before and during use for maximum […]

Tom D. – Minnesota

When would be a good time to start applacation of of fungicide products? I have had problems the last few years with fungus in my lawn, usually starting in June. Is your product a systemic or a contact? Tom D. – Minnesota You can start right now if you have a fungus problem. All our Final Stop products are contact kill and not […]

Ann W. – Pennsylvania

What temputures to store your fertilizer safely? Ann W. – Pennsylvania On our dry fertilizers, if kept in a dry environment and kept in temperatures above 40 they will be fine. Moisture is what will make them go active, then they eventually will not perform the way it […]

Jodi L. – Texas

I am having a hard time getting the pump to work on your succulent pure gold. Is there a trick to it? Jodi L. – Texas Push down on the pump while turning counterclockwise. That should open pump to […]

Penny R. – California

I purchased the succulence pump & grow. If the date on the bottom is past is the fertilizer still good to use? Penny R. – California The date on the bottom of the Pump & Grow liquid fertilizer is a born-on date and not an expiration […]

Julie L. – California

I have a 6 month old puppy and I had a bottle of Final stop in the back yard,put up over 6 feet high. Well, she got the bottle and chewed off the cap. I know it is organic. Do I need to take her to the Vet? I do not know how much she ingested. Julie L. – California Your pup should be fine! Our Final Stop Insecticides are made of 100% Organic essential oils, upset stomach at worst. Please keep our bottles out of reach as there is more of a danger of ingesting plastic pieces than from […]

Glen B. – Oregon

Can Final Stop Disease Control Fungicide be used on indoor plants to treat scale and other similar problems? Glen B. – Oregon Yes, you can use Final Stop Disease Control Fungicide on indoor plants. We recommend to take them outside and spray them, then bring them back indoors, or lay drop cloths to protect floors or furniture as our products are oil based (made with 100% Organic essential oils) and may […]

P.M. – Arizona

I’ve noticed people have great results using your products to grow cannabis. Can you tell me which products specifically would be best for this plant? P.M. – Arizona We have several products that will help you grow healthy cannabis plants. Check out our 2017 Gardening Guide pages 46 thru 49 has a complete list. The feeding schedule is for indoors but outdoor you can use the same products. We also have our 3-part liquids that can be used alone or in-conjunction with our dry fertilizers for high oil and terpene […]

Colby K. – California

How many cups of bud and bloom are in a 50 lb bag? Colby K. – California There are 150 cups in a 50lbs bag of Flower Girl Bud & Bloom […]

Sara S. – Wisconsin

What is the shelf life of the Dr.Earth Liquid Fertilizers? Sara S. – Wisconsin They do not expire, but they can go bad if stored open or in extreme heat or extreme […]

Oliver Q. – California

I was wondering if I could use Final Stop Weed & Grass killer to kill off sections of my lawn that are overcome with weeds before I re-seed with new grass seeds. I know it will kill the grass lawn as well which is fine but I am wondering if the residual effects will be detrimental to the growing of new seeds. Will it effect the germination, etc? Oliver Q. – California Our Final Stop Weed & Grass Killer does not affect the soil and you can plant in it right after you remove the dead weeds and grass that […]

Louise H. – Idaho

I have several bags of your product for my garden and did not use it all up and I am wondering if they keep thru a winter if I store them in the garage that gets down to o degrees? Louise H. – Idaho The bags of fertilizer will be fine during winter in your garage, if they stay dry it will be fine for next […]

George C. – Virginia

I have Brown patch in my zoysia lawn. I have Dr Earth final stop fungicide. Will this control it? George C. – Virginia Yes, Final Stop Disease Control Fungicide will help control brown patch on your zoysia lawn. Make sure to shake well before and during use for maximum control. You may have to reapply and can be applied every other […]

Linda O. – California

How soon after I apply Dr. Earth Final Stop Weed & Grass Killer can I replant grass in that area? Does Dr. Earth have a fertilizer to apply when I replant the grass? Linda O. – California You can plant grass right away our weed & grass killer is not systemic and does not affect the […]

Eva E. – Florida

I have an avocado tree that appears to be dying. It has all the symptoms of needing copper which because of our dog we cannot use. I was looking at your Final Stop Disease Control Fungicidal which says it is pet friendly. Is this true and if so, how do I apply it and when after applying is it not toxic or harmful to my dog. Any other suggestions? Eva E. – Florida Yes, our Final Stop Disease Control Fungicide as well as all our Final Stop products are people and pet safe, when used as directed. Our Final Stop […]

Karen O. – California

Are your products safe to use around chickens? Karen O. – California Yes, it is safe to use our products around chickens, when used as directed. All our products are 100% Organic. We do not use any synthetic […]

Jose Y. – Florida

I bought an orange tree at the end of May 2020, but its leaves are increasingly yellow. It is 56 “tall and the trunk is 3.5” in diameter. What is your recommendation? Jose Y. – Florida Two things that you can do. First, make sure it has been fertilized. We recommend our Natural Wonder Fruit Tree Dry Fertilizer. The next thing is ease up on watering. Most of time, when leaves start to yellow it is because it is getting too much water. Adjust watering habit to see if yellowing […]

Gwen S. – California

Is your Free Vegetarian Potting Soil product vegan and cruelty-free (no animal testing)? Can I use it for my indoor Fiddle Leaf Fig? Gwen S. – California Yes, you can use our Free Vegetarian Potting Soil on your Fiddle Leaf Fig and all indoor or outdoor containers/pots. We do not test on animals. And we use no animal by-products in this […]

Margaret R. – Florida

What is the dilution ratio to use in a spray bottle for Yard & Garden Concentrate? Margaret R. – Florida You can dilute 2oz per gallon of water. Shake well before and during use for maximum […]

What are the sprouts that have grown in the spots where I squirted “Dr. Earth Home Grown Pump and go Tomato Vegetable Herb fertilizer” 3 2 2? In each pot where I squirted this fertilizer sprouts have appeared, circles of the sprouts just where I squirted. Arlene C. – Georgia No worries!What you are seeing is mycelium / mycorrhizae and that is a good thing that means your soil is alive! It is not bad mold, Just scratch it into the soil. I have link some info on what you are […]

Lisa W. – California

Is your Final Stop Yard & Garden safe for bees and other pollinators? What about lady bugs? Lisa W. – California Our Final Stop Yard & Garden Insect Killer is safe around bees, birds and all beneficial pollinators, we recommend to spray in early AM or late evening to avoid spraying pollinators and sun burn. Our product is made of 100% Organic essential oils. Shake well before and during use for maximum […]

Leroy B. – Arizona

Are the dry fertilizers, all purpose 4.4.4, tomato & herb, and flower girl bloom slow releasing? Or do I need to “cook” the medium when adding the ferts? I was hoping I could just add into medium and plant directly into it? Leroy B. – Arizona Our Dry fertilizers are ready to use they take time to break down so in a sense they are slow release. Add them directly to the roots of your plants when planting or mix in the soil when planting once you water in our dry fertilizer the Trubiotic will kick in and help with […]

Marge A. – Arizona

I purchased Final Stop yard & garden Insect Killer to use to kill crickets that come out at night in my chicken coop. The coop is becoming over run with the crickets. Normally, chickens eat crickets, but at night, the chickens are on their roost and do not see the insects down on the ground. My concern is this: in the morning, if the chickens eat the crickets that have died from using Final Stop the previous night, will it harm the chickens? Marge A. – Arizona Our Final Stop Insecticides are made of 100% Organic essential oils and your chickens […]

David J. – California

I’m having a problem with Leaf miners on my Citrus trees. I’m concerned with using pesticides especially since they are fruit trees. Can you recommend something that will help me with the leaf miners? David J. – California For Leaf miner on your citrus the most effective organic products is Spinosad (google it). We do not have that active in our […]

Jim I. – Washington

I last fertilized my lawn with Dr. Earth in July. Should I again fertilize this October and again in January 2021? Jim I. – Washington Here is our recommendation for lawn feedings through the year. Early Spring Feb-April Late Spring April-June Summer June-Aug Fall […]

April S. – California

What product do you have that’s a good top dressing for lawn? A well-composted manure or fine garden compost that easily filters thru grass blades. April S. – California We have a few options. Locally for you at Armstrong Garden Center they stock our Top Dress Seed Cover & Mulch 1cf bag and our Hand Crafted Top Soil 1cf bag. We still recommend a fertilizer to add and we have those as well. Our Nitrogen 5-0-2 dry pelletized fertilizer or our Super Natural Lawn Food […]

Yamile M. – Florida

I have an ice cream banana tree. What would be the best organic fertilizer for it? Yamile M. – Florida Use our Exotic Blend fertilizer for your ice cream banana […]

Kesha V. – Michigan

Can I use your kelp meal in a fertilizer tea? Kesha V. – Michigan We do not recommend our Kelp meal for use in a fertilizer tea. You should use a liquid kelp or seaweed. It will breakdown a lot faster to use in teas. We do have our Metabolic Transformer that you can use in […]

Dennis K. – Arizona

Do any of your fertilizers have magnesium and amino acids in them? Dennis K. – Arizona Our fertilizers do contain magnesium but no amino […]

Siya Q.

I’m wondering if I should still follow the instructions of adding Acid Lover Fertilizer to my new blueberry plant if I’ll be using Acid Lover Soil? Or that maybe I should add few or skip the fertilizer when I’m planting it? Siya Q. Yes, use them both together! Our Acid Lover Fertilizer along with our Acid Lover Planting Mix is a great combo for those acidic loving blue […]

Margie S. – Nevada

I received the Natural Wonder Fruit Tree Fertilizer and read the directions but need a answer about when to start it since it is now autumn and the trees will go dormant until spring. I live in a desert area and the tempts here are still in the 90’s and even though the trees are done bearing fruit they still have leaves on them.  Am looking forward to seeing how well my fruit and citrus trees do next year with this product. My friends love and recommend it highly. Margie S. – Nevada You can apply Natural Wonder Fruit Tree […]

Troy B. – Virginia

I have had a spill in my garage. What is the process for removing a spill from concrete? Troy B. – Virginia You can use soap and hot […]

Jeremy M. – Nevada

I’m going to a organic water only Medical grow. I want enough nutrient to get through a 4 month cycle. I plan on using promix hp as a base. How much Dr Earth Tomato Vegetable & Herb, Fertilizer do I use per cubic foot of soil? Just wondering if you have and info on medical hemp soils? Jeremy M. – Nevada You can mix 1/4 cup per 1/2 cubic ft. or (5 gallons of soil). We have some great information on cannabis in our 2017 Gardening Guide pages 46-49 https://drearth.com/wp-content/uploads/2017GardenGuide.pdf . There is a complete checklist tips and feed schedule (indoors) […]

Home Grown Food Book

Description: The Best Doctor is the one you never see… We all want to live a long and healthy life. The garden can be your source of additional nutrition simply by growing vegetables, herbs, and fruits. We might be able to grow a handful of crops at home, but we can buy hundreds of different varieties across or nations. Understanding what and when you should buy from the market is critical in our daily choices and can leave a positive impact on our lives. Read it to learn and keep it as a reference tool. It does both. The information is […]

Healthy Garden Healthy You Book

Description: An Essential Connection and Exploration of How Soil Health, Plant Health and Animal Health Influences Human Health  You want to live a long and healthy life, and so do I. That’s why I spent over a decade writing this book. While building one of the fastest growing organic companies in America, I discovered practical information working with gardeners daily. I have an extreme passion for living a healthy, organic lifestyle. Read Healthy Garden, Healthy You to learn the essentials of how human health starts in the soil. Soil to plant, plant to animal, animal to human – I take […]

Super Active™ Soil & Seed Inoculant

Description: SuperActive™ Soil & Seed Inoculant is a powerful bio-stimulator formulated to activate life into the soil, while also inoculating “legume” seeds for maximum germination and transplant success. Formulated and cultured to work fast for maximum viability for nutrient release. Micronization ensures that the inoculant tea can travel deep into the soil structure for maximum root coverage and soil penetration. Very easy to use; just mix with non-chlorinated water for soil application or with whole milk to inoculate legume seeds. Rich in: Micronized and Concentrated Seaweed Extract, Whey Protein, High Fructose Corn Sugar and beneficial soil microbes. Ideal for: Returning […]

Clean Soil Detox

Description: CLEAN® Soil Detox is a potent “soil washing” conditioner that uses the power of highly porous Indonesian activated coconut shell charcoal, Utah mined humic acids, mineral-rich Bentonite Clay and TruBiotic® cultures to help adsorb, neutralize and bioremediate contaminants from the soil, providing a safer planting medium for your edible gardens. CLEAN® is designed to neutralize petroleum, herbicides, pesticides, sewage sludge (bio-solids), chicken manure residue and other toxins from the soil. It works through metal and chemical chelation, “binding-up” and “locking-Up” the contaminants by turning them into inert “non-bioavailable” compounds. Washing the soil is critical for plants we want to grow and consume. Our Clean® soil […]

Final Stop® Disease Control Fungicide Black Label

Description: Dr. Earth® Final Stop® Disease Control Fungicide is a protective dormant spray that provides year-round disease control on trees, shrubs, lawns flowers and edibles. Our unique combination of natural ingredients kills and controls powdery mildew and other mold. Kills on contact while providing continued protection for weeks. A potent blend of essential oils provides fast results and controls diseases in your entire garden. No synthetic ingredients. OMRI listed for use in organic gardening. May be used on edible crops up to the day of harvest. Made in the U.S.A. from the highest quality ingredients. Controls powdery mildew, rust, black […]
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Final Stop® Vegetable Garden Insect Killer Black Label

Description: Final Stop® Vegetable Garden Insect Killer Spray produces remarkable results because all the ingredients are formulated to perform different tasks and functions synergistically. Our unique combination of natural ingredients works to kill immediately, yet controls insects for weeks with continued protection. A potent blend of essential oils provides fast results and controls insects in your entire garden No synthetic ingredients. OMRI listed for use in organic gardening. May be used on edible crops up to the day of harvest. Made in the U.S.A. from the highest quality ingredients. Kills and controls aphids, whiteflies, mites, caterpillars, earwigs, sowbugs, beetles, scale, […]
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Mike D. – Oklahoma

What dry amendments for top dressing do you recommend for auto flowers? Also what kind of pest killer do you have for fungus gnats, white flies, and mosquitoes? Mike D. – Oklahoma The dry amendments we recommend for auto flowers are Flower Girl Bud & Bloom Booster or Life All Purpose. As to your pest killer question we recommend our Final Stop Yard & Garden Insect […]

Bud J. – Oregon

Do you have a product the kills scale? Bud J. – Oregon Our Final Stop Yard & Garden Insect Killer will kill scale. I will link it down below. All our Final Stop Insecticides kill/control scale. Make sure to shake products well before and during use for maximum […]

Margo H. – Texas

How soon can my cat walk on grass thats been sprayed with your insecticide? Margo H. – Texas Once it is dry your cat can walk, roll around and lay on your grass. Our Final Stop insecticides are made of 100% Organic essential oils. Shake well before and during use for maximum […]

Arlene G. – Washington

Can Premium Bulb Food be used when planting garlic bulbs? Arlene G. – Washington You can use our bulb food on your garlic bulbs but I recommend our Home Grown. Our bulb food is design for flowering bulbs, it has way more phosphorus which promotes […]

Nancy G. – New York

I live in the Northeast. Do I need to keep my bag of organic vegetable fertilizer inside during the winter? Nancy G. – New York You do not need to bring inside your home it will be fine in a shed or garage. (do not leave outside in open […]

Amita G.

On its package there is a warning label says , cancer www.p65warnings.ca.gov. Does this product cause cancer? What does this label mean? What’s an alternative product? Amita G. Everything we make at Dr. Earth is 100% organic. Prop 65 is listed on all our products. The reason we do this is because all organic ingredients contain traces of lead and other metals that are listed under Prop 65. We put this marking on our products to be transparent, even though the level of lead in our products is far lower than the requirements by Prop 65. All our fertilizers and soils are […]

Michael R. – Arizona

I just bought 3 of the DrEarth Final Stop Disease Control Fungicide Concentrate for use on our fruit trees & others. No where in the instruction says how often to spray this fungicide on the trees. One time only? Once a week or once a month? Michael R. – Arizona You can apply our Final Stop Disease Control Fungicide daily if needed and you can even use up to the day of harvest it varies on disease and or fungus and how severe it is. Make sure you shake well before and during use for maximum […]

Svraj H. – Oregon

I was wondering how often to feed using the dr earth organic bud nutrients? I have plants in 5 gallon pots that are flowering. Svraj H. – Massachusetts You can apply Flower Girl Bud & Bloom Booster dry fertilizer monthly in 5 gallon containers/pots during the growing […]

Karen M. – Oregon

I just purchased Dr Earth indoor plant food “pump & grow”. I’d like to use it on my orchids but i read that I should not use a fertilizer with urea. I’m not able to find this info on the bottle or on your web site. Could you please help me? Karen M. – Oregon If your orchid is in soil you can use our Pump & Grow it does not contain […]

Bill M. – Massachusetts

I am in the process of replanting some damaged spots in my lawn and want to know if I can use your organic lawn food as a starter fertilizer or should I wait until the grass has sprouted? I know it’s getting late in the growing season and would like to give a boost to my seeding. Bill M. – Massachusetts You can use our organic lawn food as a starter, we recommend our Super Natural Lawn Food 3-0-1, once your lawn takes then switch to our Nitrogen pelletized 5-0-2 All Purpose Lawn […]

Suzanne M. – California

I am used to using your ‘People and Pet Safe’ insecticides but am not finding that label on any of your insect control products. Are you not making those any more? I am just looking for an overall insecticide that would cover common pests, aphids and such but one that I could use near my pets. Do you have any suggestions? Suzanne M. – California Our Final Stop Yard & Garden Insect Killer is the perfect choice for your needs, it will take care of most common garden insects. All our products are people & pet safe when used as directed […]

Patrick W. – Minnesota

Is it ok to use flower girl bud and bloom booster dry amendment and also use the tea recipe on the back of the bag to fertilize container grown plants? I used the tea first but wondering if I can now add as a dry amendment. Patrick W. – Minnesota Yes, you can use Flower Girl tea in conjunction with applying it into the soil (normal application). And you can also use our liquids with our dry fertilizers as […]

Stuart I. – Minnesota

Can your Final Stop Weed & Grass killer be stored in an unheated cold Minnesota garage all winter? Stuart I. – Minnesota We do not recommend having it freeze. Our product is made of 100% Organic essential oils and water. Try storing indoors maybe under the kitchen […]

Lynette J. – New York

I purchased Dr. Earth Pure Gold Pump and Grow. Once you open the pump how do you close it? Lynette J. – New York You should be able to close it similar to the same way you opened it. Push down and twist clockwise while pump is being push […]

Marilyn W. – California

What does 4-4-4 indicate? Is that a measure of nitrogen, potassium, etc.? It doesn’t seem to be high enough quantities of any ingredients. Marilyn W. – California The 4-4-4 is a NPK= Nitrogen(N)-Phosphorus(P)-Potassium (K) always in that order for any fertilizer whether it is synthetic or organic. Organic fertilizers are always lower numbers than synthetic fertilizers. Please check our 2017 Gardening Guide pages 31, 26, 27. A lot of good info that will help you better understand the way they […]

Dan K. – Tennessee

We have free range chicken and we are looking for a way to kill unwanted grasses and weeds in the flower beds and driveways which are gravel and long. I was told some chemicals get into the eggs that we eat and give away. We also have Japanese Beatles killing our rose plus leaf mold. Dan K. – Tennessee Our Final Stop Insecticide and Fungicide and Herbicide products are all made of 100% Organic essential oils. They are all safe to use around your property with your free-range chickens when used as directed. You can click on any of our […]

Brandon S.

When should I first top dress if using a pre amended soil and how much do I apply? Brandon S. In about 30 days we recommend to apply fertilizer to a pre amended soil. As to how much depends what fertilizer and other variables check out the back of the bag to choose correct amount, if it’s our liquid, then 2oz per gallon of […]

Anna M. – Maryland

What is the pH of the Cactus & Succulent Potting Mix? Anna M. – Maryland The pH of our cactus & Succulent Potting Mix is […]

Ryan S.

I like the prices and organic focus of your products and have made a tea with them.  I’ve also topdressed with 1/8 cup flower girl dry for each of my plants.  I’m wondering if this is the proper amount and if I can or should add more? Ryan S. I would suggest using 1 cup of Flower Girl for your 5 gallon pots of Cannabis plants and apply monthly. And still use […]

Janine V. – California

I just applied Dr. Earth Fruit Tree Fertilizer for citrus to my potted Meyer lemon tree. The leaves had been variegated, yellowing but with green veins. It looks like that may be due to Magnesium, Iron, and Manganese deficiency. How long should I expect the fertilizer to take to improve the appearance of the leaves, and how do I know if I need to apply more? Janine V. – California Our dry fertilizers usually take about 20 days to break down, our liquids fertilizers about 10 days. You could start seeing improvements on deficiencies within those days. You would apply […]

Jason M. – Washington

We would like to make a gallon mix and wonder what the correct ratio would be so we don’t have to saturate the small area where it’s needed? Jason M. – Washington Dilute 2oz per gallon of water. Shake well before and during use for maximum […]

Robert S. – California

Using ur compost starter example how/where would u add composted chicken, rabbit and fish manures? Robert S. – California With composting you want to follow basics with a compost pile and mix brown dry organic matter with green wet waste and manures. Our Compost Starter is an aid to help with the decomposing of the organic matter you are […]

Donna R. – Illinois

I have lawn rust and would like to use your fungus control. I love your products and use almost all of them. Do I spray it and then water it in or leave it? Donna R. – Illinois Our Final Stop Disease Control Fungicide will help with the rust on your lawn. Just coat the lawn with our spray. You do not need to soak the lawn with it just a coat will do. Repeat if necessary. Shake well before and during use for maximum […]

Nilufa B. – New York

I recently purchased a yucca tree (keeping it indoors) that’s 34 inches tall (from the bottom of the pot to the tallest leaf). I was wondering how/when I should fertilize and if it’s safe to use Dr. Earth’s Pure Gold organic and natural all-purpose fertilizer? Nilufa B. – New York Our Pure Gold All Purpose Liquid or dry fertilizer is perfect for your indoor yucca tree. If you are going with our dry you would apply once a month and if you are using our liquid apply every two […]

Lisa L. – Utah

I have the 3-3-3 liquid solution without a back label. What is the water to fertilizer rate for garden veggies and for house plants. Lisa L. – Utah You can dilute 2oz per gallon of […]

Alyssa B.

I recently purchased your pump & grow fertilizer on some of my plants. Every plant I used it on has grey mold at the spot where I pumped. Please contact me so we can resolve this issue. Alyssa B. No worries! What you are seeing is mycelium / mycorrhizae and that is a good thing that means your soil is alive! It is not bad mold, Just scratch it into the […]

John B. – Texas

I live in Austin, TX where temps are still high – mornings near 80 and daytime high’s are 100+. It’s time to apply my Dr Earth hose end Lawn Fertilizer and the label says early morning/after 4pm application but should I wait for the cooler 70-90 degree cooler days predicted in September? John B. – Texas You can apply Super Natural Lawn Food Liquid fertilizer now, just follow as directed, in the hotter days your grass could use nutrients (some stress […]

Dennis R. – New York

I purchased some of your fertilizers a few years ago and was really happy with them. I was looking into purchasing again, but I am disappointed to find that you changed the formula in your organic liquid fertilizers. I remember seeing an assortment of extra ingredients such as humic acid, aloe vera, prebiotic blend, molasses, etc.. Are they still in these fertilizers and you just changed the label or do these fertilizers just contain the bare elements? Dennis R. – New York Yes, our liquid fertilizers did have a formula change, with “Digested food byproduct”. Our liquid fertilizer concentrates reach the […]

Niki T. – Arizona

My store has your Pump & Grow Tomato & Herb for sale, but the sticker on the bottom says 1/23/19. Does that mean it’s expired? Niki T. – Arizona The sticker with the date on the bottom of our Pump & Grow liquid fertilizer bottle is a born on date. It does not […]

Renee S.

Is there an expiration date for the 5-5-5 all purpose fertilizer?  My bag is 3 years old. Renee S. It should be fine. There is a expiration date mainly for the Trubiotic inside. The fertilizer will still provide […]

Sheri W. – Maryland

Will your insect kill get rid of bagworms? Sheri W. – Maryland Our Final Stop Insect killers will control bagworms (the eggs). Depending on size it will kill the small ones, sometimes picking the big ones off then spraying the plants to kill the eggs. That is a good reason to use our Final Stop Insect Killers as a preventative and spray your plants to kill eggs of insects you do not see yet is much easier to get rid of at those stages of the bag worms […]

Ben W. – Illinois

Can I use your non selective herbicide to clear out weeds and then later plant vegetable seeds? Does it only work for a while and then decompose safely? Ben W. – Illinois Our Final Stop Weed & Grass Killer will not affect your soil, so you can plant your garden as soon as the weeds and grasses have died just remove dead vegetation. Our product is made of 100% Organic essential oils. Shake well for maximum […]

Steve D – Wisconsin

I am wanting to buy your soil and compost. I see you make your products with food. I have allergies to eggs, tree nuts, and peanuts. I’m assuming those are all items that are put into your mixes? Steve D – Wisconsin While we do not put any nut products or egg in our blends, it is a challenge to guarantee that the facilities that fill our bags are complete nut […]

Karin L – Indiana

Just found your site and see many of the items I need, but not sure on what product would be best for my lilacs. The soil ph is good but apparently is lacking nutrients. Would you please advise on what would be best? Karin L – Indiana You can use our Flower Girl Bud & Bloom Booster now for your lilac and then next spring use our Total Advantage Rose & […]

Amy A.

I purchased a bottle of the home grown organic pump & grow fertilizer today at Lowe’s. Is the date sticker on the bottom of the bottle an expiration or production date? I tried to research it but I’m coming up empty handed. The date is expired so I’m hoping it’s a manufacter production date. Amy A. The sticker with the date on the bottom of our Pump & Grow fertilizers are the Born on Date they do not […]

Michael P. – California

I was looking for the words “pet friendly” on your product lines. Is a lawn immediately safe for cats, dogs, and birds after spraying this product? Michael P. – California Our Super Natural Liquid Lawn Food is completely safe for pets and people to be on the grass right after you spray. I would suggest you wait for it to dry before going on the lawn. Our liquid fertilizers are made of 100% Organic whole food! No toxic, synthetic […]

Ron B. – California

How long is the ‘shelf life’ of Flower Girl Bud and Bloom Booster tea? I made a gallon about 4 weeks ago and I am ready to feed my plants but I am wondering if it will still be effective after sitting in my indoor office for four weeks in a reclaimed orange juice gallon container. Ron B. – California One of the whole key component of making a compost tea, is brewing microbes (living organisms), so right after 24 hours it should be used for the maximum results. That’s when you will have the most microbes alive. When they […]

Amy C. – Texas

I am looking for clean products to start some plants inside a apartment and with limited spaced outdoors for pots, hanging plants, and a raised bed. Our plan is to transplant when we move in May. It has been overwhelming to search for clean soil, clean nutrients, etc. as we get started on this journey. Looking for soil free of Round up and harmful chemicals. Our first project is a avocado plant that we have already started in a glass of water, and a lemon seed is just getting under way. Can you recommend the soil, fertilizer, and/or nutrients that we […]

Tighe H. – Washington

Does your Home Grown Tomato, Vegetable, & Herb Pump & Grow Fertilizer deliver calcium? I have tomatoes in containers that are getting blossom end rot and I need to find something to help. Tighe H. – Washington Yes, our Home Grown Tomato, Vegetable & Herb Pump & Grow Fertilizer does contain calcium, but the tomatoes that already have the blossom end rot are ruined and this will only help new developing tomatoes. For even more calcium try our Home Grown Dry […]

Dan J. – Florida

Dr Earth Final Stop Disease Control Fungicide Concentrate – what are the instructions regarding timing prior to rain? Dan J. – Florida Rain will effect the application and should be on the plant for at least 16 or more hours prior to the rain and re-apply after the rain. Can be use daily, or every other day. Safe to use up to the day of harvest if spraying on edibles. Shake well before and during use for maximum […]

Erica F. – New Jersey

I have two plumeria cuttings that need to be planted ASAP (actually one cutting and one seedling that’s already rooted). The grower that I purchased them from stated in their directions to plant them in potting soil WITHOUT fertilizer (the all caps was part of their instructions). Does the Dr. Earth Pot of Gold Organic Potting Soil have fertilizer in it? If so, do you have a potting soil that does not? I really want these plumeria to do well and finding the right soil is that first step. Erica F. – New Jersey Our Pot of Gold Potting Soil does […]

Javier C. – California

Final Stop Vegetable Garden Insect Killer concentrate – if I want to use my own spayer, what is the water to concentrate ratio? Javier C. – California You can dilute 2oz per gallon of water. Make sure you shake well before and during use for maximum […]

Bettie T. – Michigan

What Dr Earth dirt mix would be good for iris’? Bettie T. – Michigan If you are growing in containers/pots, our Pot of Gold Potting Soil is a great mix for just about any type of plant, flower. If you are in-ground our Mother Land All Purpose Planting Mix is […]

Colby J. – Minnesota

Can I use your house plant fertilizer for semi hydro? (Growing in Leica balls) Colby J. – Minnesota Yes, our Liquids (House Plant) can be used in semi hydro. The dilution rate is 2 oz per gallon of […]

Mark S. – California

I bought the fungicide concentrate and sprayed my vegetable plants because of mold. How often should I repeat this process? Mark S. – California You can spray our Final Stop Disease Control Fungicide as often as needed, and up to the day of harvest. Keep an eye out for it spreading, make sure you coat entire plant and make sure you shake product well before and during use for maximum […]

David C. – California

We have a bag of your Total Advantage Rose & Flower Fertilizer that we are using on our roses. However, we just planted two zucchini plants and we’d like to give them some nourishment. Would the Total Advantage help them at all? David C. – California Total Advantage will help with nourishment on your zucchini plants, but we do recommend our Home Grown Tomato, Vegetable & Herb fertilizer as it has more calcium for faster growing […]

Russell V. – Texas

The instructions on your Tomato, Vegetable and Herb fertilizer uses cups for measurements, based on the type of vegetable. Can you please tell me how many cups are in a 12 pound bag? Russell V. – Texas Generally, there are 3 cups per pound, so 36 cups in a 12 lbs […]

Denise H. – Florida

Where is the expiration date on the succulent liquid pump fertilizer? Denise H. – Florida Our Liquid Pump & Grow fertilizers do not expire, we do have a sticker on the bottom of the bottle that has a born on date that we use […]

Renee O. – Colorado

Can you use the yellow bottle insect garden killer inside the house? Renee O. – Colorado Yes, you can indoors but I would recommend you do a test spot of where you will be spraying as our products are oil base (essential oils) and could stain. Shake well before and during use for maximum […]

Bob D. – California

I want to put 32 oz Yard and Garden Insect Killer Concentrate into my standard hose bottle sprayer. What mix ratio should I set the sprayer to? Bob D. – California You can dilute 2 oz per gallon of water, make sure you shake well for maximum […]

Sumi S. – Idaho

I just got Dr. Earth Final Stop Herbicide spray. Is it safe to spray it on weeds close to the tree roots? Sumi S. – Idaho Yes, it is safe to spray close to tree roots. Just make sure you do not over spray on to other vegetation that you want to keep alive. Make sure you shake well before and during use for maximum […]

Jeremy R. – New Mexico

Are your liquid fertilizers grass sprays safe for pets? Jeremy R. – New Mexico All our liquid fertilizers are people & pet safe when used as directed. They are made of 100% Organic Whole […]

Alex T. – Nevada

Can I use Super Natural Premium Concentrate Lawn Food (spray hose attachment) when the outside temp is above 90 degrees? If not what is the best time/temp to use? Alex T. – Nevada Yes, but make sure you spray in the early AM or Late after noon (4PM) when the sun is not at full […]

Henry H. – New Jersey

Do you sell a concentrate of your Final Stop Weed and Grass Killer for larger areas? Henry H. – New Jersey We currently do not have a concentrate of our Final Stop Weed & Grass Killer, but the good news is that in 2021 next year we will have a concentrate available in a variety of […]

Sandra A. – California

Why does your the bottle of your Vegetable & Herb Liquid Fertilizer have the P65 Warning on it? Does this plastic or the liquid fertilizer contain cancer? Sandra A. – California Everything we make at Dr. Earth is 100% organic. Prop 65 is listed on all of our products. The reason we do this is because all organic ingredients contain traces of lead and other metals that are listed under Prop 65. We put this marking on our products to be transparent, even though the level of lead in our products is far lower than the requirements by Prop 65. All our fertilizers and soils are […]

Diane G. – New York

How long after using the fungicide do you have to wait before picking fruit and vegetables? Diane G. – New York You can harvest your fruit & vegetables right away! Just rinse. Our products are made of 100% Organic essential […]

Ben T. – Colorado

I bought a 32 oz bottle of your fungicide concentrate (the hose end style bottle). I would like to dilute it for use in a hand spray bottle. What ratio of water to concentrate should i use? Ben T. – Colorado The dilution rate is 2oz per gallon of water. Make sure you shake well before and during use for maximum […]

Lori D. – New Hampshire

I purchased the succulent and cactus pump and grow. I saw a lot of reviews online stating it produces mold. I thought maybe they weren’t using the product correctly. I fertilized 3 succulents. I pumped it in and watered it immediately making sure none sat on top. 2 days later there was mold on my dirt. Lori D. – New Hampshire No worries! What you are seeing is mycelium / mycorrhizae and that is a good thing that means your soil is alive! It is not bad mold, Just scratch it into the […]

Henry F. – New Jersey

Does your weed killer kill Dallis grass? Henry F. – New Jersey Our Final Stop Weed & Grass Killer will kill Dallis grass, but make sure you are not using it on your lawn as it will kill your lawn as well. Our product contains cinnamon, clove oils as well as citric acid that helps to burn weed & grasses. Make sure you shake well before and during use for maximum […]

Saskia M. – California

We have organic vegetable gardens and get a little soil crusting and evaporation. Wanted to use some of your Decorative Bark, but wanted to make certain that it’s organic bark. Can you please confirm? Saskia M. – California Our Barks and mulches are not certified organic, but are as natural as you can get! They are not sprayed with any toxic chemicals. I would suggest our Natural Choice All Purpose Compost, that you can use that is 100% Organic and will help to improve your […]

Jaclyn H. – Ohio

We just had a good amount of rain. It’s also supposed to rain for the next few days. However, I would like to use the final stop Vegetable Garden insecticide. Is it ok to apply to wet foliage? Jaclyn H. – Ohio I suggest to let the rain pass, It will be more effective. As our product is a contact kill […]

Lauren H.

My lawn has a bunch of mushrooms all over it. I read online a nitrogen rich fertilizer with slow release will help with that. Is that true and is it pet safe? Lauren H. Yes, a nitrogen rich fertilizer will help but there are other factors to consider, like temperatures, humidity, dampness, also de-thatching the lawn will help reduce mushrooms. Our Final Stop Disease Control Fungicide can be used after removing the mushrooms to spray so that the mushroom spores do not germinate. And all our products are people & pet […]

Peter B. – Oregon

What is the most effective way to eradicate chinch bugs in lawn? Peter B. – Oregon Our Final Stop Yard & Garden Insect Killer will work to control/kill chinch bugs, but what will help also is to de-thatch your lawn and spraying our Final Stop will help to control […]

David W. – California

What is the difference between your life 4-6-5 and the older 5-5-5 fertilizer? David W. – California The difference between our new Life 4-6-5 vs. our older Life 5-5-5 beside the NPK difference is we are no longer using cotton seed meal and bat guano in our new Life 4-6-5 […]

Erikka V. – Florida

Can Dr. Earth Yard & Garden Insect Killer be safely used on a jade plant? Although targeting insects, would it potentially reduce fungus since it has some similar essential oils? Erikka V. – Florida Yes, Final Stop Yard & Garden Insect Killer can be used on Jade plant.  It will help prevent/reduce fungus. Make sure you shake well before and during use for maximum control and repeat application as […]

Olivia H. – Oregon

Is the date on the bottom of my bottle an expiration date? Yesterday I went to home depot and bought Dr. Earths succulent pump & grow (cactus & succulent plant food). When I got home and started using it I saw a white sticker on the bottom of the bottle with a date reading ‘3/27/20’. I am assuming this is an expiration date and that it is old, and that home depot did not realize and pull it off the shelf. Before going to the trouble to return it and hopefully exchange it for another bottle, I wanted to make […]

Sally Rose W. – Washington

How often should I spray my roses with your Final Stop Disease Control? My Chicago Peace is heavily infected with black spot this year. Sally Rose W. – Washington Make sure you shake well before and during use for maximum control and repeat as often as necessary, every couple of days until you see […]

Chris B. – New York

First off, I love your products. I was wondering if you could give me some insight on how to use your dry amendments. I am growing medical marijuana. I have the old version of the veg, the old version of bloom and the new version of all purpose. I am using a pro mix hp medium and add in some more perlite and mushroom compost. I’m not sure on the ratios to use of each product, and want to produce the best medicine I can for myself. If you could break down for veg and bloom ratios that would be […]

Cynthia T. – Oregon

If I used Final Stop Weed and Grass Killer, can I roll out new grass in the area? If so, how long should I wait? Cynthia T. – Oregon Once the weeds or any vegetation is dead and dry remove and roll out the new grass, It does not affect your […]

Pam C. – South Carolina

Would it be ok to use bud & bloom booster to mix in the soil of my raised bed with some compost before I plant my collard seedlings this fall? Or would it be better to save that for the azaleas and star jasmine in the early spring? Pam C. – South Carolina I would use the bud & bloom on your flowers and use our Home Grown Tomato, Vegetable & Herbs on your collard seedlings as they do not need that amount of phosphorus and would serve you better to use it on flowering plants. Any flowering plant that […]

Lynda S. – Arkansas

Final Stop appears to kill a myriad of insects. Is it going to kill my beneficial ones also…..butterflies, bees, etc., earthworms? Lynda S. – Arkansas Our Final Stop Insecticides are safe for bees, all pollinators and will not harm earthworms. We suggest that you spray early AM when pollinators are not active. Our Insecticides are made of 100% Organic essential oils. Shake well before and during use for maximum […]

Christopher G. – North Carolina

Is you Dr. Earth’s Weed Killer (chemical free) safe around cattle? Christopher G. – North Carolina Our Final Stop Weed & Grass Killer is safe around cattle. It is made of 100% Organic essential oils like cinnamon, clove oil and citric acid. Use as directed. Shake Well before and during use for maximum […]

Mary I. – Washington

I purchased the cactus and succulent soil mix. I noticed that white mushrooms started blooming whenever I water them. I was wondering if this was dangerous for my plants or me? Mary I. – Washington No worries, that actually is a good sign, your soil is alive! It is not dangerous for you or your plants. Just scratch them into the soil, remove or just leave […]

Raymond G. – Missouri

Do I need to buffer coco coir with calmag before I use Dr. Earth dry amendments? I rehydrated a brick of coco bliss, washed the peat out of it, and will be growing medical marijuana. Raymond G. – Missouri No need to buffer coco coir with calmag before using our dry amendments. I suggest our Home Grown 4-6-3 for Veg and Flower Girl 3-9-4 for flowering. The Home Grown has plenty of calcium. Our dry amendments all have our Trubiotic inside. We are 100% premium organic. You might want to also consider some of our other products that can help […]

Cynthia F. – Pennsylvania

WI have been using Dr. Earth products for a number of years with great success…I am a fan! I wonder if one of your fertilizers is especially recommended to promote a long flowering season for evening primrose and balloon flower perennials. Which product do you recommend for hydrangeas, rhododendrons and peonies to promote flowering and when is the best time to fertilize these plants? Cynthia F. – Pennsylvania Our Flower Girl Bud & Bloom Booster dry fertilizer is great for the summertime – giving those plants the phosphorus they need for the heat. It helps keep the root zone healthy. For your […]

Carol E. – New Jersey

Will your Final Stop Fungicide treat Septoria on tomato plants? Carol E. – New Jersey Yes, our Final Stop Disease Control Fungicide will treat septoria on your tomato plants, prune any heavy infested leaves then spray. Make sure to shake well before and during use for maximum control. You may have to repeat […]

Desiree S. – Ohio

Do you have a compost or potting mix that is free from animal by-products? I’m a vegetarian, trying to covert to making soil blocks for seed starting. Need either compost (for a homemade recipe) or a mix that would hold up to the process. Desiree S. – Ohio Yes, we have our Free Vegetarian Potting soil. This is the only soil mix that we make that has no animal […]

lan T. – Minnesota

What is the difference between all purpose potting soil and all purpose planting mix? lan T. – Minnesota The difference between planting mix & potting soil is one is for containers and the planting mix is used […]

Andrew E. – New York

I noticed that you have the pump and spray for houseplants, but this product does not seem to have the Trubiotic blend which I feel makes your product so special. I also note that the exotic blend which I think would be the best (looking for your input) does not have a mix rate for indoor plants? Is this blend the best choice for houseplants and for a large in a well lit indoor atrium? Andrew E. – New York Lou might want to consider our Pure Gold dry fertilizer. It is pelletized “Throw & Go” 2-2-2 and has our Trubiotic inside […]

Melanie P. – California

I am purchasing your cactus/succulent soil to do transplants in pots. Would Life fertilizer be a good choice to use for later feeding or mix in with soil during transplanting? Melanie P. – California Life would be a great choice for you to use now and later. Life fertilizer is a pelletized “Throw & Go” which you do not need to scratch into the soil, you can, but not required. And you can use Life on everything cactus, succulents, house plants, flowers, vegetables and fruit […]

Theodore B. – New York

I have the 32 oz. Final Stop, to be attached to a garden hose to spray. Would rather mix with water in a 32 oz. spray bottle, for pin point spraying, what with kids and pets always around. Please give me a ratio, how many ounces of Final Stop to 1 gallon of water. Theodore B. – New York You can dilute 2 oz per gallon of water. Shake well before and during use for maximum […]

Chris V. – California

I have crab grass invading our agapanthas. The weed is intertwined with the plants, and extends out the top. I’d like to use Final Stop Weed & Grass Herbicide to kill the crab grass, but I wonder about the impact on the agapantha? Chris V. – California We do not recommend using our Final Stop Weed & Grass Killer as it will kill most all vegetation. If you can use it without it getting on your agapantha then have at it, but this product contains citric acid and cinnamon and clove oil which burn plants and […]

David M. – California

Is Dr Earth Final Stop safe for bees and hummingbirds? David M. – California Our Final Stop Insecticides/fungicides are safe for bees and humming birds. We suggest to spray in the early AM or late evening when pollinators and humming birds are not active. Our Final Stop products are made of 100% Organic essential […]

Joe G. – California

My roses are getting destroyed by rose slugs. Would you recommend the Rose and Flower or the Slug and Snail spray? Also, are these products kid and dog safe? Joe G. – California For rose slugs you can use either our Final Stop Rose & Flower or our Yard & Garden Insect Killers. Shake well before and during use for maximum control and re-apply until problem is […]

Wayne S. – New Jersey

Which of your products kills/controls bsg worm? Wayne S. – New Jersey Our Final Stop Yard & Garden, Vegetable Garden, Rose & Flower Insect killers will kill/control bag worms. Shake well before and during use for maximum control, you may need to repeat […]

Robert F. – Utah

Is Dr. Earth Final Stop effective against codling moth? Robert F. – Utah Our Final Stop Insect Killers will kill codling moth eggs and should be used with a codling moth trap. Put trap out first then when it seems to be full, then spray trees with Final Stop Insect Killers to kill the eggs. You may need to repeat application for maximum […]

Todd S. – Maine

I know dry Flower Girl bag has an expiration date, but is that just for the microbes, bacteria, mycos, etc? Or do the nutrients degrade as well? Todd S. – Maine Yes, it is mainly for the Trubiotic inside, but if it has not been open and kept in a fair environment (extreme heat/cold), they will last for years past that […]

John S. – Wisconsin

Should the final stop fungicide be watered in when applying to lawn? John S. – Wisconsin Our Final Stop Disease Control Fungicide should be watered into your lawn, but you just want to coat it as our products is made of essential oils. No need to water it like you are applying a fertilizer. Just coat the lawn with it. Don’t […]

Judith G. – Virginia

What is the correct Dr. Earth fertilizer for cantaloupe production? Judith G. – Virginia You can use our Home Grown dry fertilizer and follow the instructions under cucumber, or our liquid Home Grown that we have in our Pump & Grow for container gardening. They all work […]

Vanessa L. – California

Is the insect killer in to use around plants, flowers, and fruit trees? Vanessa L. – California Our Final Stop Insect killers are safe to use around and on plants, flowers and fruit trees. They are made of 100% Organic essential oils. Choose the right product for the […]

Lena B. – New York

I just purchased Dr Earth Final Stop at my local Home Depot. The label on the back of the bottle has lots of information, EXCEPT it does not indicate if I should spray the entire plants or just their roots (ground level). Lena B. – New York Do not spray the roots, just the plants until there is a slight run off. Make sure to shake well before and during use for maximum […]

Tracie M. – New York

Can your concentrated liquid fertilizers be used with a fertigation system? Tracie M. – New York Yes, our liquid fertilizers can be used in a fertigation system. Our liquid fertilizers are filtered to be under 25 micrometers and can be used with irrigation lines, drip tape and […]

Emily H. – South Carolina

What is the ratio of concentrate to water that results when using the Final Stop Vegetable Garden Insect Killer concnetrate sprayer? Emily H. – South Carolina The dilution rate is 2oz per gallon of water. Make sure to shake well before and during use for maximum […]

Christine B.

Does it Final Stop organic Yard and Garden Insect Killer kill bees and beneficial insects? I want to make sure it’s safe because I have a lot of pollinators. Christine B. Our Final Stop Insecticides are safe for bees, all pollinators. We suggest that you spray early AM when pollinators are not active. Our Insecticides are made of 100% Organic essential oils. Shake well before and during use for maximum […]

Cathy L. – Tennessee

Before I realized it, my dog had started licking the tomato, herb Liquid pump. I just applied it. Should I be concerned? Cathy L. – Tennessee Your dog should be fine. At worst an upset stomach. Our liquid fertilizers are made of 100% Organic whole foods, but that being said, they were not intended for animal and human consumption. Make sure to apply when pets are not around and water in […]

Eileen V. – California

How long after spraying the ready to spray liquid vegetable fertilizer until I harvest and eat? Eileen V. – California If your veggies are ready to harvest, you do not have to wait, harvest rinse off and […]

Amanda S. – Nebraska

Are any of your products peat FREE? I need a low nutrient, peat free potting mix and garden soil for my bulbs this fall. Amanda S. – Nebraska Our Exotic Blend Cactus & Succulents Potting Soil does not contain peat moss, but your bulbs should grow well in all of our potting […]

Art H. – Wisconsin

I purchased your product Final Stop, Disease Control Fungicide Concentrate at Home Depot and want to know if this product is safe to use on Hawthorn Trees for rust and insect control without damaging the tree? Art H. – Wisconsin Our Final Stop Disease Control Fungicide is safe to use on Hawthorn trees for rust, but if you have a insect problem we recommend our Final Stop Yard & Garden Insect […]

Josh

I’m using Flower Girl Bud & Bloom Booster for the first time on two cannabis plants. I was wondering if you could let me know how often I should be applying a top dress? Josh If you are outdoor apply every other month. If indoor apply monthly. In conjunction with applying it as a top dress, you can also make our fertilizer tea (recipe on the back of bag). This will help with oil & terpene production and can apply weekly or every other […]

Linda S. – Washington

I have rabbits that graze on my lawn. Do you have a lawn fertilizer that is safe and will not harm the bunnies? Linda S. – Washington Both our Nitrogen All Purpose Lawn & Garden pelletized fertilizer & Super Natural Lawn Food liquid fertilizers are safe and will not harm the bunnies. If you use the Nitrogen be sure to water immediately after applying so that the pellets break […]

Anna D. – South Carolina

How many ounces of the Dr Earth’s concentrate disease control fungicide to one gallon of water? Anna D. – South Carolina It is 2 ounces per gallon of water. Shake well before and during use for maximum […]

Lisa L. – California

How do you ‘open’ the pump bottle for the pump and water fertilizer? Lisa L. – California You should just be able to turn counter clockwise and the pump should pop up. If that does not work it could be defective and if that is the case we are sorry for the inconvenience, return to the retailer that you purchased it from and they will exchange it for a new one. Or you can twist the entire pump off the bottle and mix it with water in a watering can, dilution rate is 2oz per gallon of […]

Micah L. – California

I have used your Premium Gold to mix into my soil initially for cannabis. I am preparing for transition to flower and was planning to top dress your ‘bud and bloom dry fertilizer.’ I have 25 gallon pots that measure approximately 22”. How much would you recommend top dressing and how frequently? Micah L. – California You can use 1/2 cup for every 5 gallon (soil/pot size) and apply every other month. We do recommend for great oil & terpene production to use it as a fertilizer tea as well. Or you can try our liquid Golden Bloom […]

Sherry B. – Colorado

Will your insect killers for lawns harm wild rabbits that eat the grass? Sherry B. – Colorado Our Final Stop Insecticides will not harm wild rabbits when they eat the grass. Our Final Stop products are made of 100% Organic essential […]

Elton J. – Memphis

Can I pour this in my 25 gal sprayer and, if so, what would be the mix ratio per gallon? Elton J. – Memphis The dilution rate is 2oz per gallon of water. Shake well before and during use for maximum […]

James H. – Virginia

What are the harvest and eating times after spraying with Dr. Earth Final Stop Disease Control Fungicide concentrate. I cannot find any of this information on the bottle? James H. – Virginia You can use up to the day of harvest and you can enjoy your fruit or veggies right away! Just wash/rinse. Our Final Stop fungicides/insecticides are made of 100% Organic essential […]

Kimberly C. – California

Is it safe to use your home grown organic pump and grow tomato, veggie & herb liquid fertilizer safe to use for aquaponics with fresh water fish? Kimberly C. – California We do not recommend using Home Grown Pump & Grow liquid fertilizer in your aquaponic system. It will turn your water brown as well. Your fish should be supplying the nutrients to your […]

Sara C. – California

If over spray of Dr Earth Final Stop gets into my koi pond will my fish be safe? Sara C. – California We suggest to cover your pond or shield  when spraying our Final Stop products as they are oil based (100% Organic essential oils) and could negatively effect your koi […]

Linda M. – California

Is the Final Stop fungicide harmful to my caterpillars on my milkweed plant? I seem to have some sort of disease on my plant and my caterpillars are dying once they hang and try to make their chrysalis’s. Linda M. – California It is not the best and can be harmful to […]

Cheryl R. – Utah

I am using your compost starter but I’m using a compost spinner. Do you have instructions for use with that method? Cheryl R. – Utah Use 2 cups per 1/2 yard of compost in a tumbler/spinner of our Compost […]

Cynthia J. – California

What’s the earliest I can reapply Dr. Earth around my citrus trees. First applied July 5th. Cynthia J. – California You can apply Natural Wonder Fruit Tree Fertilizer every 3 months during the growing season. If you apply sooner it will be […]

Michele R. – Colorado

What is “digested food byproduct”? Michele R. – Colorado We take what would have been food waste from the supermarket industry and convert it into renewable energy for plants in the form of carbon-rich fertilizer. The process begins with an industrial food digester equipped with a motorized grinder to pulverize the food scraps into a nutrient-rich slurry. This slurry is enzymatically digested and stored in an enclosed stainless-steel tank, keeping it thoroughly aerated and agitated. The tanks containing meats, fruits, vegetables, seafood bones and other organic foods are stored behind participating supermarkets until they’re collected by a tanker truck and brought to […]

Kelly B. – Arizona

I will be starting a fall vegetable garden in Southern AZ. I have 6 smart pots and will need approx 20 cu feet of soil. What would you recommend? Will a potting soil suffice or do I also need fertilizer? Or only use fertilizer when going to start next years summer garden? Kelly B. – Arizona That sounds like fun! Fall gardens are great! For your vegetable garden we recommend our Home Grown Vegetable Garden Planting Mix and/or Pot of Gold Potting Soil. They both preform great in Smart Pots and I would recommend fertilizing at planting time with a fertilizer […]

Marko M. – California

I’m having problems with ants in my home and I want to find solution that is safest for my family. As far as I managed to see, you guys are using natural ingredients that are completely safe? Do you have any product that would help me solve my problem with ants (black)? Marko M. – California Yes, we have our Final Stop Pest Control Insect Killer for indoor & outdoor. Make sure to test spot as it is made of 100% Organic essential oils. Shake well before and during use for maximum control, that should help with the […]

Leslie M. – California

Are you still selling Dr. Earth 699 18 lb. Super Natural Organic 9-3-5 Fertilizer, 2000 sq. ft? We loved the product and cant find it anywhere. Anything similar that you can recommend? Leslie M. – California We no longer make that formula. We have replaced it with our new Nitrogen All Purpose Lawn & Garden fertilizer 5-0-2 pelletized. We also have our Super Natural Lawn Food Liquid fertilizer 3-0-1. They both work amazing and your lawn will love […]

Amanda S. – Nebraska

I need a low nutrient soil for my lavender and babtisia. Which of your products do you recommend? Amanda S. – Nebraska If you are in ground, our Mother Land All Purpose Planting Mix and if your are in containers/pots our Pot of Gold Potting Soil we recommend for your lavender and […]

Malcolm N. – New York

If I spray Dr. Earth Final Stop Yard & Garden Insect Killer on my vegetables and lettuce can I still eat from the harvest? If I spray this product how long must I wait before its safe to eat? What are the top best organic sprays to fight off bugs and produce a edible Garden? Malcolm N. – New York Our Final Stop Yard & Garden Insect Killer is made of 100% Organic essential oils. You can spray all your vegetables, lettuce or any other edibles and it is safe to eat the same day! just rinse with water. That […]

Richard W. – South Carolina

How long does an application of the fungaside last? How often should it be re applied? I am using it on evergreen bushes. What effect is rain on sprayed bushes? Richard W. – South Carolina You can re-apply as often to control the fungus problem. It coats fungus spores, so if it rains you would want to re-apply. Or after a windy/breezy day I would […]

Cathy H. – Nevada

Does Dr. Earth Final Stop Insect Killer kill budworms and cutworms? Cathy H. – Nevada Final Stop Insect Killer will kill budworms and will kill cutworm […]

Barbro M. – California

Does the date at the bottom of your Dr.Earth Tomato, Vegetable & Herb Fertilizer Bottle mean Use By? or Bottle at that date? If the date means expired date, is it better to replace it? If the date means “bottled at date”, then how long is it still effective? Barbro M. – California The date on the bottom of the bottle is a born on date. It does not expire unless it is stored in direct sun, hot temperatures or extreme cold. Then it can go […]

Jessica C. – Oregon

Will your fungicide help treat rust spots on my fig tree? Jessica C. – Oregon Use our Final Stop Disease Control Fungicide for rust spots. Shake well before and during use for maximum control. Make sure to pick up debris around the […]

Eugene B. – Pennsylvania

What is best for spring snow crabapple tree fungus? Eugene B. – Pennsylvania Use our Final Stop Disease Control Fungicide. Shake well before and during use for maximum control. Make sure to pick up debris around the […]

JoAnn C. – Missouri

I sprayed my Mandevillas and Morning Glories w/Final Stop Yard and Garden Insect Killer last evening. We had a heavy rain this afternoon. Should I spray them again or will that damage the plants? JoAnn C. – Missouri Yes, re-apply Final Stop Yard & Garden Insect Killer after it rains. It is a contact kill spray, so re-apply until insect problem is under control. Shake well before and during use for maximum […]

Lynn C. – California

Can I use a tea that I made two weeks ago? How often do you fertilizer tomatoes using the tea? Lynn C. – California You can apply the fertilizer tea weekly or if you dilute the tea 50/50 water and tea you can use every watering on your tomatoes. We suggest using the tea right away after the first 24 […]

Karen

Does your fungicide work on a Colorado blue spruce that has Rhizosphaera (our best guess based on the description of purple needles)? Karen If your Colorado blue spruce has Rhizosphaera, our Final Stop Disease Control and Fungicide will not work. The best control for that disease is prevention. Cut / prune dead branches, make sure water is draining from area and well fertilized. We recommend seeking a professional horticulturalist to get a true […]

Paula L. – Ohio

PLEASE HELP!!!! I have the liquid pump bottle of Dr. Earth Pure Gold Plant Food. Unknowingly, the bottle tipped over on my patio and some of it leaked out. I just walked outside to find my dog licking up some of the spilled serum. Based on what I’ve read I don’t think there is anything toxic … but should I be concerned and is there anything I should tell my vet? Paula L. – Ohio Your dog should be fine. At the worst, upset stomach. Our liquid fertilizers are made of 100% Organic whole […]

David L. – California

Do I need to reapply Final Stop Yard & Garden Insect Killer the day I water the plants? I have a small cactus I sprayed with the spray a few days ago. I need to water it. Do I need to reapply each time I water? David L. – California Our Final Stop Yard & Garden Insect Killer is a contact kill spray. Bugs have to be present to kill them after spray has dried it can deter bugs. We suggest to spray in the early AM or late afternoon. Shake well before and during use and re-apply as necessary […]

Cookie H. – Idaho

I just purchased Final Stop Weed and Grass herbicide. I was wondering if you can use this herbicide around flowers and vegetables? Cookie H. – Idaho Yes, you can use Final Stop Weed & Grass Killer around your flowers and vegetables. Make sure to shake well before and during use and avoid over spray getting on plants and veggies you want to keep alive. Our product is made of 100% Organic essential […]

Frank M. – California

Can you use Root Zone as a regular fertilizer on growing potted plants? Frank M. – California Yes, you can use Root Zone Starter on your growing potted […]

Gerald L. – Colorado

I am trying to find out if Dr. Earth Final Stop Weed & Grass Killer is pet friendly and safe? Gerald L. – Colorado Our Final Stop Weed & Grass Killer is made of 100% Organic essential oils. That being said, its pet friendly when used as directed and we recommend to spray when pet is not around. Once spray is dry, pets can enter treated […]

Minder N. – Illinois

It is time to fertilize my veggies again. How much Dr. Earth tomato and vegetable fertilizer do I use per/plant? Minder N. – Illinois You can apply 1/4 cup per plant, scratch into soil around the base of each plant, then water in. You can also make our fertilizer tea (recipe on back of bag) and water your plants with […]

John C. – Michigan

Why is there a cancer warning on compost starter? John C. – Michigan Everything we make at Dr. Earth is 100% organic. Prop 65 is listed on all of our products. The reason we do this is because all organic ingredients contain traces of lead and other metals that are listed under Prop 65. We put this marking on our products to be transparent, even though the level of lead in our products is far lower than the requirements by Prop 65. All our fertilizers and soils are […]

William B. – Vermont

I have 5 bottles of Dr Earth supernatural lawn spray. They are about 3 years old. Are they still usable? William B. – Vermont Yes, they are still good and can be used. Shake well before […]

Mark G. – Washington

What product would you recommend to get rid of Japanese beetles? Mark G. – Washington Our Final Stop Yard & Garden Insect Killer will help get rid of Japanese beetles. It is a contact kill spray, so you have to spray then directly. Shake well before and during use for maximum […]

Paul S. – Maryland

I have been using your products for a few years now, with great success. Recently, I have suffered a massive infestation of leaf hoppers in my Rosemary bush. They have sucked the chlorophyl from the leaves to the point that they have turned white. I am going to cut the plant back, and remove.What do you recommend to eradicate this insect in future? Paul S. – Maryland You can use our Final Stop Yard & Garden Insect Killer as a preventive and I highly encourage you to be proactive instead of being reactive when it comes to insect control in the […]

Elizabeth B.

I just purchased your item final stop pet spray. I have guinea pigs with mice/lice. Is this product safe to use on them? Elizabeth B. We recommend you find another product for mice/lice on your guinea pigs. Our pet spray is not designed for […]

Donna B. – Colorado

I am using the liquid tomato and veggie fertilizer for the first time. My veggies are in ground. Can I use it also on adjacent flowering plants without any issues? Donna B. – Colorado Yes, you can use our Home Grown liquid on flowering plants with out any […]

Bruce M. – California

How well does Final Stop Disease Control Fungicide work on fusarium wilt? Bruce M. – California Our Final Stop Disease Control Fungicide works well against fusarium wilt. Make sure to shake well before and during use and repeat application as necessary for maximum […]

Georgette W. – Georgia

How often should I spray the lawn to kill fleas? Does rain stop the killing action? Georgette W. – Georgia You can spray every day or every other day depending on infestation. Final Stop is a contact kill. After it dries it will only deter, so rain will stop the killing […]

Christina S. – Washington

How long after applying the weed and grass killer herbicide can I plant? Christina S. – Washington You can plant right away. Once weeds and grasses are dead, remove or till into soil and plant. It’s that simple and safe! Final Stop Weed & Grass Killer is made of 100% Organic essential […]

Brian T. – Oklahoma

Is the Dr. Earth Lawn and Garden Insect Spray safe for herbs? Brian T. – Oklahoma Our Final Stop Insecticide and Fungicides are safe to spray on herbs. They are all made of 100% Organic essential […]

Hector V. – Georgia

I am new to gardening. What’s the best top soils to a flower bed? Hector V. – Georgia Welcome to the gardening club! If you are planting mostly flowers, then I suggest our Total Advantage Rose & Flower Planting Mix. If you are planting mainly vegetables, I suggest our Home Grown Vegetable Planting Mix. And if its a mix of both, then I suggest our Mother Land All Purpose Planting […]