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How do you fertilize a lawn with 10 10 10 fertilizer?
Water the grass thoroughly to moisten the soil one to three days before applying the fertilizer. Allow the grass blades to dry completely. Apply the 10-10-10 slow-release fertilizer at a rate of 10 pounds per 1,000 square feet of lawn to provide the lawn with 1 pound of nitrogen. Do not exceed this rate.
When should I apply 10-10-10 fertilizer to my plants?
For these plants, a side dressing of 10-10-10 is applied when the plants are up and growing, as using the fertilizer too early can shock the plant unnecessarily. Because 10-10-10 fertilizer contains nitrogen, you need to carefully manage the runoff after using it. Nitrogen from chemical fertilizers is a major cause of water pollution.
When should I fertilize my Garden?
Gardeners should apply more fertilizer during the growing season and less fertilizer during seasons of slow growth or dormancy. For most plants, this means applying more balanced fertilizer during the early spring through mid-summer and then applying less during the cool seasons.
How do you fertilize your lawn in the fall?
Apply the first fall application after the grass’s fast summer growth slows and the second application 30 days later. Mow your lawn three days prior to spreading the fertilizer. Water the grass thoroughly to moisten the soil one to three days before applying the fertilizer. Allow the grass blades to dry completely.