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Does grass grow when it's watered with milk?

By Bobbie Brewer ; Updated September 21, 2017
A healthy lawn needs the proper nutrients to grow.

Grass can grow if it is "watered" with milk. Raw milk acts as a fertilizer on grass because it contains proteins and sugars. Milk has been used on farm pastures, but it can be an expensive way to help grass grow in your front yard.


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Bobbie Brewer has been writing since 1990, with work appearing in print and online. She covers topics related to international travel, outdoor recreation, parenting and gardening. Brewer holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from California State University, Sacramento.