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Fertilizer Basics

Fertilizer Basics

Grasses require at least 16 different essential elements in their diets, most of which are provided by the grass’s surrounding environment.  Howev… Read more »

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Fertilizer Guidelines

Fertilizer Guidelines

North and South
The optimal time to apply fertilizers is when the grass roots and blades are actively growing.  Apply fast-release fertilizers… Read more » at a rat

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Step 3: Amend the Soil

Amend soil

This is your best opportunity to add amendments such as fertilizer, organic matter, and lime or sulfur.  Use a soil test… Read more » to determine the best amend

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Step 4. Add Nutrients

Fertilizer Guidelines

Use a slow-release fertilizer… Read more », and avoid putting down more fertilizer than you need.  Adding too much nitrogen can cause rapid growth and a thinning of

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Cultural Measures Count

Cultural Measures Count

In addition to promoting healthier grass, mowing to the right height… Read more » is helpful in preventing weeds because keeping your turf longer helps block sunlig

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Work on the Down Low to Improve What’s on Top

What's Under Your Soil?

Read more »Horticulturists agree that time spent improving what is happening below the surface of a lawn greatly reduces the time needed to maintain what is on top o

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