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Should I fertilize my lawn in the spring?
If a solid lawn care regimen is in place, there will be enough carbohydrate reserves in the grass鈥攆rom the slow-release fertilizer you applied in previous fall鈥攖o last through most of the spring. The carbohydrate reserves in the roots begin to decline in late spring, which is when you should first apply fertilizer for the growing season ahead.
Can you fertilize your lawn too much?
It鈥檚 very easy to fertilize your lawn too much. Fertilizing your lawn with too much fertilizer in one application or not allowing enough time between applications, leads to three problems. Lawn burn 鈥?Brown or yellow patches of grass will appear on your lawn in the areas that have had too much nitrogen.
What happens if you fertilize the wrong time of year?
If fertilizer is applied at the wrong time, it can weaken or damage the plant, the exact opposite of the desired effect. Contrary to popular belief, the lawn does not need to be fertilized at the first sign of nice weather in the spring.
When is the best time of year to feed your lawn?
This is because your lawn is more active during the spring and early summer and will be able to withstand more frequent applications of feed. The rate of grass growth will slow during the late summer and early fall/autumn so, therefore, the lawn will require fewer nutrients.