articles

While the exact fertilizer formulation depends on the soil's specific needs, a good all-purpose fertilizer is a 10-10-10 mix. Applying different formulations at different times in the year gives the lawn a green, lush lo... More »

www.reference.com Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Landscaping

One tip for fertilizing a lawn is to make sure that the fertilizer is appropriate for the type of lawn, with the correct ratio of nutrients. Using a slow-release fertilizer and using granules also help fertilize a lawn. More »

www.reference.com Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Landscaping

A lawn fertilizer chart is a chart that indicates what fertilizers to use in a yard and when to use them. This chart also indicates the exact amount of each type of fertilizer to be used under specific conditions. More »

www.reference.com Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes
similar articles

The steps to aerating a lawn are to mark the sprinkler heads, water the lawn, aerate with a mechanical aerator, rake dried soil plugs, and apply compost, seed and fertilizer. A year after the establishment of new seed or... More »

www.reference.com Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Landscaping

The best fertilizer for grass depends on how much nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium a lawn needs. To get fertilizer with the correct nutrients, experts recommend having soil tested. Private companies and many universit... More »

www.reference.com Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Landscaping

Centipede grass thrives when the soil is enhanced with a small amount of 15-0-15 fertilizer that contains no phosphorous. All-purpose fertilizer can severely harm or kill centipede grass, so only products made specifical... More »

www.reference.com Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Landscaping

To fertilize a lawn, carry the fertilizer to one corner of the lawn, walk backward in a straight line and throw handfuls of fertilizer on the ground. Repeat this procedure over the rest of the lawn, and water it. This on... More »

www.reference.com Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes Landscaping