Beer, soda recipe turns brown grass green again

7:01 PM, Mar 27, 2013   |    comments
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The hot, dry weather can painting lawns brown, but there is a recipe for a Lawn Tonic that will turn that brown grass green again.

Lawn Tonic recipe:

•1 can of beer (regular, not light)
•1 can of soda (regular, not diet)
•1/2 cup dishwashing liquid (not antibacterial soap)
•1/2 cup liquid ammonia
•1/2 cup mouthwash

Mix it all together with a ten gallon sprayer attached to your garden hose. The soda and beer act as food for your grass. The dish soap is also an ingredient in a lot of gardening recipes. For really brown grass, spray this concoction every three weeks.

Gladys Davis told us she swears by it.

"I passed it on to relatives out of town. Anyone who's talking lawns or really interested in their lawn. I've given them the recipe."

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