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Which four steps? Conventional vs. organic

Concerned about the environment and the health of their children and pets, more and more suburban municipalities and homeowners are turning to organic lawn care.

Conventional Organic
Product applied 55 pounds360 pounds
FertilizerMostly nitrogen, syntheticSanitized poultry manure
Weed controlPendimethalin, 2,4DCorn gluten
Grub controlBifenthrinMilky spore
AdvantagesPrice, convenienceHealthy soil, peace of mind
DisadvantagesEPA lists some ingredients as "possible carcinogensBulky materials, price

Based on a year of care for a 5,000-square-foot suburban lawn, Scott's Lawn Pro 4-Step program vs. Cockadoodle DOO four-step program plus milky spore.