North Country Organics Cheep Cheep (4 – 3 – 3), as the name implies, is made from dehydrated poultry litter and is competitively priced. It is a consistent, dust-free, granular product that flows well and dispenses through any style of spreading equipment. It contains essential micronutrients and 60% organic matter. 25 lb. of Cheep Cheep provides 1 lb. of nitrogen, ¾ lb. of phosphate, and ¾ lb. of potash.
Cheep Cheep is a complete, all natural biologically active organic fertilizer providing essential primary plant nutrients in a natural, slow-release form. Poultry litter is an excellent source of primary nutrients (nitrogen, phosphorous, and potassium), important secondary nutrients and trace elements present either as organic complexes or in a less water soluble slow-release form. With regular applications of Cheep Cheep 4-3-3, intensive use of turfgrass and garden areas are more tolerant of stressful conditions such as traffic, heat, water, or wind stress.
This product is tested frequently throughout the production process to ensure the material is free of harmful pathogens or toxins. It is safe for the environment, the sportsman, and the groundskeeper when used at recommended rates. Cheep Cheep contains no chemical additives or binders. This fertilizer is approved for use on certified organic farms.
Turf Establishment: Cheep Cheep 4-3-3 organic fertilizer can be used as a starter fertilizer when establishing a new lawn. On bare earth, spread 25 pounds of Cheep Cheep 4-3-3 per 1,000 ft2 and incorporate into the top two inches of the soil. If poor soil conditions exist, also incorporate ¼ – ½ inch mature compost for soil improvement. Rake the area smooth and seed or sod on top of amended soil. Roll finished area and water regularly until the turf is established.
Gardens: Apply 25 – 30 lb. per 1000 ft2 for vegetables and annual flowers. Use 15 – 20 lb. per 1000 ft2 for perennials, legume vegetables, or herbs.
Established Lawn and Cool Season Grasses: Spread 25 pounds per thousand ft2evenly, 2 – 4 applications per growing season (application rate depends on length of season, clipping management, and expectations).
The best results are achieved in conjunction with and adequate water supply of good quality. This fertilizer will not burn, even if over-applied. It may be spread on non-irrigated areas to await next rainfall. This is of particular advantage to large areas such as parks or playing fields. If thatch is evident, lawn should be aerated prior to application.