Tips, Tricks & Troubleshoot


Quick and easy answers to your questions:

Lawn care. Fertilization, irrigation and feeding.

Lawn problems. Diseases, bugs and how to treat them.

Lawn renovation. Where to find sod and how to install it yourself.

How long after fertilizing should I wait to water my lawn?

Back to all Watering after feeding depends on the type of fertilizer you just applied.  Some lawn foods perform better when you water them in right after applying, while others, such as some weed-and-feed products, need to be watered a day or two after fertilizing. It all comes down to this: Check the product directions…

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Is there a best time of day to apply fertilizer?

Back to all Late afternoon or early evening (when there’s still light, of course) is the best time of day to apply lawn fertilizer. Applying it in the heat of a scorching afternoon can cause the sun’s rays to burn your grass—and when your goal is “lush and green,” burned grass blades simply won’t cut…

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What is the best way to apply fertilizer?

Back to all It’s easy!  Just follow these steps: 1. Water your lawn a few days before fertilizing so your soil is ready to absorb the fertilizer. 2. Following the directions on the bag, fill your spreader and adjust the settings. You can use a hand-held spreader for a small lawn or a broadcast spreader for…

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What do the letters NPK on the fertilizer bag mean?

Back to all Those three letters stand for the nutrients nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P), and potassium (K). The numbers you see on the bag let you know the percentage of the N, P, and K that’s in the bag. Each nutrient is contributing to the health of your grass; up top, down below and inside.…

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How often should I fertilize my lawn?

Back to all Get out the calendar — make a schedule to feed your lawn four times a year, in early spring, late spring, summer and fall. You can take the winter off! SHARE THIS POST Share on facebook Share on twitter More Outdoor Living Ideas

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